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Princeton Triple Shooting Leads To Man's Arrest

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VANCOUVER - Police have arrested a man in connection with a triple shooting in Princeton over the weekend.

RCMP spokesman Cpl. Dan Moskaluk says a man and woman were killed, and a third man seriously injured, in a shooting on Saturday night at a property on Old Hedley Road.

He says the bodies of the man and woman were found inside a building on the property, and the injured man was transported to hospital in serious condition.

Moskaluk says Princeton Mounties and the major crimes unit are currently investigating, and adds that the victims and suspect knew each other.

He says investigators are not releasing the names of the victims or suspect at this time, but all were residents of Princeton.

UPDATE - April 1, 2013 - A 49-year-old Princeton man has been charged with the second-degree murder of Robert (Keith) Wharton, 44, and Rosemary (Rose) Fox, 32, as well as attempted murder of a 48-year-old man, said the RCMP. The suspect's name is being withheld pending a court appearance.

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