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Still No Suspects in Cumberland Co. Double Murder

Posted November 5, 1997

— The car has been found, but there still no suspects in Tuesday's Cumberland County double murder.

Richard Bobbitt, 75, found his 70-year-old wife Stella and her daughter, Mary Williams, shot to death outside their home. Investigators say the suspects drove off in the daughter's car.

Police found the this morning in Richmond, Virginia.

Family and friends gathered outside the house Wednesday hoping for some answers. Gladys Stocks, a cousin of the victims, says she can't understand a crime like this.

Bobbitt retired last year from Sunnyside Elementary School.

Photographer:Mike Joyner

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