CHESTER - Leo Moran, a 74-year-old man, has been taken into custody and charged with the murder of his wife, Charlotte Moran who was also 74.

Authorities say the murder happened at the couple's home at 316 Pleasant Hill Road. Investigators were gathering evidence for several hours Thursday.

Police were called to the home by a family member.

The husband is also charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, although authorities have not revealed how she was killed. Moran has been jailed, with bail set at $1 million.