01-18-2016, 06:22 PM #1
IN - Former Radio Host and daughter found strangled
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)
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