DEVELOPING TRENTON NJ: Trenton Mother, Twin Daughters Among Five Murdered Inside Pennsylvania House


Pennsylvania authorities are actively investgiating an incident where a Trenton mother and child were among five found murdered inside a house in Morrisville on Monday.

According to a statement released by Pennsylvania authorities, a mother and daughter are in custody in connection with the murders of five people in Morrisville.

Officials say Ms. Shana S. Decree, 45, and Ms. Dominique Decree, 19, each will be charged with five counts of homicide and one count each of conspiracy, accused of killing their relatives in unit S-7 of Robert Morris Apartments, located at 200 West Bridge Street.

According to officials the victims are Shana Decree’s children, Naa’Irah Smith, 25, and Damon Decree Jr., 13, both of Morrisville; as well as Shana Decree’s sister Jamilla Campbell, 42, of Trenton, New Jersey, and Campbell’s 9-year-old twin daughters Imani and Erika Allen.

Officials say the bodies were found just after 4 p.m. inside one of the first-floor apartment’s two bedrooms.

The causes of death remain under investigation. Morrisville Borough Police and Bucks County Detectives are investigating.

The case will be assigned for prosecution to Deputy District Attorney Christopher W. Rees.