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Elderly Man Charged With Wife's Murder

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Philadelphia Police have arrested and charged an elderly man in the murder of his wife after it was initially reported as an overnight home invasion.

Police sources confirmed late tonight that the husband confessed at the hospital, where he is still at according to detectives. Neighbors identified the couple to Fox29 as Louis and Judy Hartdegen.

The couple was well liked on their Castor Avenue block which the resided. Residents were shocked to hear the news tonight that he was being looked at as a suspect.

A motive on the incident had not been released by police Monday night.

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