HERMITAGE, Pa. (AP) – Police say a western Pennsylvania man who fatally shot his wife last month before shooting himself in the face has died.

Hermitage police say they were told that 51-year-old Edward Tremmel died of his wound Wednesday night.

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He had been taken to St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown after the Jan. 29 shooting in which he killed 44-year-old Cheryl Tremmel. The Mercer County coroner said she died of multiple gunshot wounds.

Police charged Edward Tremmel with criminal homicide, but he was never well enough to be arraigned.

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The couple’s daughters have been placed in the care of relatives.

Police haven’t discussed a motive, but relatives have said Cheryl Tremmel was planning to leave her husband.

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