Man dead, woman hospitalized after weekend assault

By Chelsea Bishop

Credit: MGN Online

Man dead, woman hospitalized after weekend assault

September 16, 2013 Updated Sep 16, 2013 at 10:49 PM EDT

Liberty Township, PA (WBNG Binghamton) A family member Sunday afternoon found an elderly man dead and his wife injured at a home in Tioga County, Pa.

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a homicide they say happened sometime between Friday and Sunday in Tioga County.

According to police reports, Oliver Litzelman, 82, and Edwina Litzelman, 81, were believed to have been assaulted in their home on Route 414 over the weekend.

Sunday afternoon, a family member found Oliver dead, and Edwina needing medical attention.

Edwina was transported to a nearby hospital by a helicopter.

Pennsylvania State Police believe a white, thin, middle-aged woman with shoulder-length dark hair was in the area during the incident. She was last seen wearing a gray-hooded sweatshirt and sweatpants, and driving a green sedan.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact police at (570) 662-2151.