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[PA] Stephanie & her unborn son killed by retired jailer

Two Found Dead In Beaver County Home
Coroner To Perform Autopsy Sunday
Wpxi.com
October 13, 2007
INDUSTRY, Pa. -- The Beaver County coroner was investigating the deaths of two people in Industry on Saturday. A relative found Arvin Vaughn, 49, and Stephanie Irvine, 23, dead in their home on Russell Hill drive on Saturday afternoon. A close family friend told Channel 11 News that the couple had been dating for about eight months, but argued a lot...

Two found dead in Industry home
Beaver County Times
Tom Fontaine
10/13/2007
..Vaughn retired as a Beaver County Jail guard about a year and a half ago, Warden William Schouppe said...

Police Investigate Apparent Murder-Suicide In Beaver County
thepittsburghchannel.com
October 15, 2007
...Police said Vaughn and Irvine, who was three months pregnant, each had a gunshot wound to the chest...


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  1. Two Found Dead In Beaver County Home
    Coroner To Perform Autopsy Sunday
    Wpxi.com
    October 13, 2007
    INDUSTRY, Pa. -- The Beaver County coroner was investigating the deaths of two people in Industry on Saturday.

    A relative found Arvin Vaughn, 49, and Stephanie Irvine, 23, dead in their home on Russell Hill drive on Saturday afternoon.

    A close family friend told Channel 11 News that the couple had been dating for about eight months, but argued a lot.

    Autopsies will be held on Sunday.
    http://www.wpxi.com/news/14335108/detail.html


    Two found dead in Industry home
    Beaver County Times
    By: Tom Fontaine, Times Staff
    10/13/2007

    INDUSTRY - Industry police are investigating the deaths of a man and woman at their secluded borough home, but through Saturday evening officials were releasing almost no details about the circumstances surrounding the deaths.

    Beaver County Deputy Coroner Teri Tatalovich identified the deceased as Arvin Vaughn, 49, and Stephanie Irvine, 23. Tatalovich said they lived together at 249-B Russell Hill Road and were romantically involved.

    Neither Tatalovich nor Industry Police Chief Garold Miller would comment on the nature of their deaths or say whether foul play was suspected.

    "I can't talk about that at this time. We are still investigating, and autopsies will be performed tomorrow (Sunday)," Miller said after leaving the Russell Hill Road home early Saturday evening.

    A relative called police after discovering Vaughn's and Irvine's bodies inside the home around 2 p.m. Saturday, Miller said. The home sits at the end of rural Russell Hill Road and down a long gravel driveway that winds through the trees; the home cannot be seen from the roadway. The nearest home is about 100 yards away, Tatalovich said.

    Police from Industry, Midland and Ohioville, state troopers and county detectives were at the home for more than three hours Saturday. Miller would not say what officers found there or what evidence was taken, though police did tow away a car with a shattered windshield from the property.

    Police blocked off Russell Hill Road for most of the afternoon, granting access only to residents and certain relatives of the deceased.

    One woman not allowed to travel up to the home identified herself only as Suzy and said she was a grandmother to Irvine's baby. As she expressed concern about the welfare of the child, two cars that had just left the home at 249-B Russell Hill approached and occupants of the cars and the woman got into an obscenity-laced shouting match.

    Police intervened and asked everyone to leave. Miller said there wasn't a child at the home when they got there Saturday.

    Vaughn retired as a Beaver County Jail guard about a year and a half ago, Warden William Schouppe said.

    "He was a good employee and a fairly quiet guy when he worked. He was a decent employee who worked many years for the county," Schouppe said when reached at home Saturday.

    One of Irvine's cousins, Sheena Irvine of Rochester, said she last spoke with her cousin two weeks ago.

    "There were no problems as far as I could tell. She just told me she was fighting for more child support from her baby's father," Irvine said, adding she knew nothing about her cousin's relationship with Arvin Vaughn.

    Tom Fontaine can be reached online at tfontaine@timesonline.com.

    http://www.timesonline.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=18916031&BRD=2305&PAG=461&dept_id=478569&rfi=6



    Police Investigate Apparent Murder-Suicide In Beaver County
    thepittsburghchannel.com
    October 15, 2007

    INDUSTRY, Pa. -- The bodies of a man and a woman were found at a secluded Beaver County home after an apparent murder-suicide in Industry.

    A relative discovered the bodies of 49-year-old Arvin Vaughn and 23-year-old Stephanie Irvine on Saturday afternoon at Irvine's residence in the 200 block of Russell Hill Road.

    Police said Vaughn and Irvine, who was three months pregnant, each had a gunshot wound to the chest.

    Investigators believe one of the victims may have killed the other before committing suicide.

    http://www.thepittsburghchannel.com/news/14335456/detail.html#



    Still no motive in murder-suicide
    Beaver County Times, PA
    By: Bill Vidonic, Times Staff
    10/15/2007

    INDUSTRY - Police still have no motive for an apparent murder-suicide in Industry, the borough police chief said Monday.

    Chief Garold "Hawk" Miller said that investigators, including police and Beaver County detectives, think that Arvin Vaughn, 49, of Rochester shot Stephanie Irvine, 23, of 249 Russell Hill Road, Industry, before turning the gun on himself.

    The Beaver County coroner's office said Sunday that Irvine was three months pregnant with a son, but it's unknown whether Vaughn was the father.

    Miller said that although investigators think the deaths were a murder-suicide, "We are continuing to investigate it as we would with any other type of homicide."

    Miller added that police are awaiting results from various tests, including blood tests and tests that could prove or disprove that Vaughn fired the gun found in a bedroom with the bodies.

    A family member of Irvine's went to her home Saturday morning, after family members couldn't reach her, and discovered Irvine and Vaughn in a bedroom. Deputy coroner Teri Tatalovich-Rossi said earlier that the two may have been dead for more than 24 hours before they were found.

    Since the discovery of the bodies Saturday, Miller said investigators have been poring over cell phone records and other information and talking to family members.

    Vaughn, a retired Beaver County Jail corrections officer, was seen in an area bar Thursday, Miller said, and gave no indication of any problems.

    Irvine, according to obituary information, was employed at The Willows, Industry, and Friendship Ridge, Beaver County's nursing home in Brighton Township. She is survived by another son, Jayshawn P. Irvine.

    Bill Vidonic can be reached online at bvidonic@timesonline.com.

    http://www.timesonline.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=18920199&BRD=2305&PAG=461&dept_id=478569&rfi=6

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  2. AnonymousJuly 25, 2016

    Ask Ms Tatalovich-Rossi why there was no gun powder on his hand? ? How do u shoot a gun twice and have no gun powder on your hand huh? ? Let me no I think if they made a gun like that every criminal would have them huh. It was easier for Beaver County to say it was a murderer suicide then to do there jobs. RIP Steph gone way to soon but never forgotten

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