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Police: Indiana Co. Man Killed Man Who Insulted His Brother

ARCADIA, Pa. (AP/KDKA) - State police say an Indiana County man shot another man in his sleep, apparently because the victim repeatedly insulted the suspect's brother.

Troopers say 61-year-old David Yingling told them he killed Ellwood Skillman with a shotgun and a rifle because Yingling "was tired of him calling my brother a retard."

Yingling, who doesn't have an attorney, was jailed Friday in Indiana County on a charge of criminal homicide. Police say the killing occurred Monday but wasn't discovered until Thursday.

That's when a Cherry Tree police officer working security at a high school was tipped off about the killing at Yingling's Montgomery Township home.

Troopers found Skillman dead in an upstairs bedroom and Yingling told them he "had no idea what to do with the body."

"I can't believe Mr. Yingling would do something like this, because he's not that type of guy," said neighbor Frederick Hymans

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