Wife Ambushes, Kills Husband's Lover Before Turning the Gun on Herself

Crime scene investigators enter home of Meredith Chapman after murder-suicide on Monday night in Radnor

Mark Gerardot, who received texts from his wife prior to the deaths, has been cooperating with police. "His wife knew that". Mark told the police they might find his wife inside the house. She broke into the house. When Chapman walked through the door, she shot her to death before turning the gun on herself, ABC 6 reported. "There were emails and text messages indicating what she planned to do", Radnor Township Police Superintendent William Colarulo said in a news conference Tuesday.

A recent addition to the Villanova community, Meredith Chapman, was killed Monday in a murder-suicide in Radnor.

'She loved her family fiercely, was a compassionate friend and among the most talented and innovative professionals in her field.

One of the last people to see Chapman alive was reportedly a neighbor, who told The Philadelphia Inquirer that she saw Chapman pull into her driveway and then heard an unnerving sound that didn't make sense in their quiet community.

Luke Chapman and Meredith Chapman's family also issued a joint statement Wednesday asking for privacy as they mourn.

Chapman was a top marketing official at the University of DE for almost a decade. "She was bound for great things and it's tragic for that light to go out so soon." said Sokola in his statement. Found with her was the suspect, Jennair Gerardot who is the wife of a man that Chapman was having an affair with.

"Our hearts are broken by the devastating loss of our new colleague", he said. "The thoughts and prayers of the entire university community are with her family, fr, ends and colleagues during this extremely hard time".

The bodies of the two women were on first floor of the residence, toward the kitchen, Both had gunshot wounds to the head.

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Chapman, a former communication manager for then-Rep. She ran unsuccessfully for a state Senate seat in DE in 2016. She was new to the Rosemont neighborhood.

'Meredith and Luke Chapman are close friends.

"In the hours since receiving the news, it has been impossible for me to imagine our DE without someone so transcendent and committed to service", he said. The former UD cheerleader also coached the sport at Newark High School. Mark and Chapman worked at the University of DE together before Chapman became employed as assistant vice president at Villanova University.

'Just a week on the job and I'm already feeling the love from #NovaNation! "#GoingNova #HigherEdMarketing#NewAdventures", she posted at 5:42 p.m. Monday.

Gerardot had gone to a restaurant where he thought he'd be meeting Chapman for dinner.

The Gerardots had been married since 1993, according to Indiana State Library records, the News Journal reported. At the time, according to her LinkedIn page, Jennair was a student at Butler University before she later finished a bachelor's degree at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis in 1996. They lived and worked together in IN at a branding and package design agency called Gerardot & Co., co-founded by Mark.

Personal effects belonging to Gerardot were also found inside the vehicle.

Gerardot had worked for the better part of five years for a South Carolina-based manufacturing company called Circor Instrumentation before moving north to Wilmington.

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