Schaumburg man charged with killing Berwyn couple

SHARE Schaumburg man charged with killing Berwyn couple

Roger Scoby | Cook County Sheriff’s Office

A Schaumburgman chargedwith fatally shooting a couple last week in their home in west suburban Berwynwas ordered held without bond Saturday.

Roger M. Scoby, 40, is charged with two counts of murder in connection with their deaths, Berwyn police said Friday.

About 5:30 a.m. March31, officers found 67-year-old Ira L. Moore and his 70-year-old wife Tommie J. Moore dead on the kitchen floor at their home in the 3100 block of South Oak Park Avenue, police said.

An autopsy Saturday found that Ira Moore died of a gunshot wound to the head, and Tommie Moore died of a gunshot wound to the head andmultiple stab wounds, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Evidence implicating Scoby was recovered from hisapartment and vehicle, and he confessed to the killings after he was taken intocustody with the help of the U.S. Marshal’sGreat Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force, police said.

Scoby was next expected to appear incourt Tuesday.

The couple had been married for more than 20 years and Moore was a Vietnam veteran, police said.

The Latest
Never satisfied, veteran point guard leads Sky into playoffs
One man, 24, was taken to a hospital in critical condition.
The man, 44, and woman were found dead about 3:30 p.m. Monday.
Prosecutors have not yet decided if any charges will be filed in the case, saying they would review the latest reports and were awaiting cell phone data from Baldwin’s attorneys.
The growth of the team’s second-round picks is the fastest way for the rebuilding Bears to become relevant. With three exceptions, they’re the closest the Bears come to having a pedigree.