INTRUDER KILLS DAD OF THREE IN LANCASTER.Byline: GIDEON RUBIN
LANCASTER Lancaster, city, England
Lancaster (lăng`kəstər), city (1991 pop. 43,902) and district, county seat of Lancashire, NW England, on the Lune River. -- A Lancaster man was killed early Wednesday Wednesday: see week. morning in a home-invasion robbery, authorities said.
Coroner's investigators identified the victim as 39-year-old Melvin Lee Bright.
Bright was shot to death in his home in the 2000 block of West Avenue H-7 shortly after midnight, authorities said.
Homicide homicide (hŏm`əsīd), in law, the taking of human life. Homicides that are neither justifiable nor excusable are considered crimes. A criminal homicide committed with malice is known as murder, otherwise it is called manslaughter. detectives said Bright's wife and three children were unharmed. They were asleep when Bright apparently was awakened a·wak·en
tr. & intr.v. a·wak·ened, a·wak·en·ing, a·wak·ens
To awake; waken. See Usage Note at wake1.
[Middle English awakenen, from Old English by a noise downstairs in the family's home, and he was killed when he went to investigate, authorities said.
Sheriff's deputies said it was not immediately known if any money or property was stolen from the home.