The bodies of Susan Wolfe, 44, and Sarah Wolfe, 38 — sisters of Democratic state Rep. Mary Wolfe — were found Friday in the basement of their home with single gunshot wounds to the head. Police are investigating the case as a double homicide.
Matthew Bucholz, who was Sarah Wolfe’s boyfriend, posted this undated photo of himself with her on Facebook. She was found dead, along with her sister, Susan, in the basement of their PIttsburgh home.
Mystery surrounds the death of two adult sisters apparently shot dead in their Pittsburgh home’s basement.
The bodies of Susan Wolfe, 44, and Sarah Wolfe, 38 — whose other sister Mary Wolfe is an Iowa Democratic state representative — were discovered Friday afternoon.
Cops were called to search the property after the duo didn’t show up for work. Officers are now treating the case as a double homicide.
Lt. Daniel Herrmann said they currently didn’t have a motive for the killings — and revealed there were no signs of forced entry into the property.
Police on nvestigate the scene where the bodies of sisters Susan Wolfe, 44, and Sarah Wolfe, 38, were found in the basement of their home in Pittsburgh on Friday. The two were sisters of an Iowa state representative, Mary Wolfe.
Susan, a teacher at Hillel Academy in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood, attended work as usual on Thursday, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
When she didn’t show the following morning, however, center director Dori Oshlag became worried and called police.
Authorities made a wellness check just after 1 p.m. and found her body.
Democratic state Rep. Mary Wolfe posted this family photo to Facebook in honor of her two sisters, Susan and Sarah Wolfe.
The corpse of her sister, Sarah, who worked at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, was alongside hers.
Both sisters were pronounced dead at 1:48 p.m.
Tributes have been paid to the pair.
Sarah’s boyfriend Matthew Buchholz, who is not a suspect in the case, took to Facebook to his partner.
Authorities outside a home on Chislett St. in Pittsburgh on Friday where the bodies of sisters Susan Wolfe and Sarah Wolfe were found with single gunshot wounds to the head.
“[She was a] beautiful, brilliant funny woman who worked as a children’s psychiatrist and was an old school riot ‘grrrl.’…This whole thing is unimaginably sad,” he wrote.
And Sarah’s former landlord Kelly Carter described her as a “dream tenant, model neighbor and friend.”
The sisters’ other sibling, Rep. Wolfe, thanked friends, colleagues and neighbors for their support.
“We are so grateful,” she wrote on Facebook, adding: “Heartbroken, but grateful.”