Schaumburg man charged with killing Berwyn couple

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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.

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