Man arrested in double homicide of elderly suburban couple

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.


BERWYN, Ill. -- Police in Berwyn have made an arrest in last week's double murder of an elderly couple.

40-year-old Roger Scoby of Schaumburg is charged with two counts of first degree murder.


Police say he shot Ira and Tommie Moore in the head and stabbed Tommie multiple times.

Their bodies were discovered inside their home Friday.

Police say Scoby was a medical transport driver for the Moore's for about a year and had come to their home to drop off medical supplies.

Scoby has a lengthy criminal history and servced prison time for an armed carjacking and robbery.

Police would not say which medical transport company he works for. The victims’ family wonders how he was hired in the first place considering his rap sheet.

A vigil was held Friday night for the victims.


Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.