Suspect In Logan Christmas Day Murder Dies From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound


UPDATED: Saturday December 28, 2013 1:27 PM

The man police say shot a Logan woman to death and then turned the gun on himself Christmas night has died from his own gunshot wound.

Hocking County Coroner tells 10TV that Phillip Loschiavo, 30, was pronounced dead at Grant Medical Center at 7:53 p.m. Friday.

On Christmas evening around 6 p.m., police say Loschaivo shot and killed Teresa Bickley, 30, in the parking lot of Hocking Mall in Logan.

Bickley died at the scene.

Loschiavo then shot himself. He was rushed to Grant Medical Center in critical condition at the time.

Police say Loschiavo blamed Bickley for allegedly interfering in his marriage. Investigators say Loschiavo's estranged wife agreed to meet him in the parking lot of the Hocking Mall in Logan -- believing a public meeting place would be safe. Bickley went along to support Loshaivo's wife. His wife was not injured in the shooting.

After Loschaivo died, an autopsy was performed Saturday morning. the Hocking County coroner confirms the cause of death as "complications from a self-inflicted gunshot wound."

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