Person Of Interest In Custody After Mother, Daughter Strangled In Gary

GARY, Ind. (WLS) --
Police said a person of interest is in custody after a former radio talk show host and her daughter were killed in unincorporated Gary, Indiana.

The Lake County Sheriff's Department found Velia Taneff, 86, and her 63-year-old daughter, Lana Taneff, strangled on Sunday night. Deputies found the daughter at home and her mother at a next door rental property they owned.

After an investigation revealed a dark blue 2003 Cadillac was missing from the Taneff residence, the vehicle was located by GPS in western Ohio.

James A. Lohnes (Lake County Sheriff)