Hotelier Richard Louis Vilardo and his wife Julianne murdered in their house in Maryland
Richard Louis Vilardo, 65, who served as founder and chief financial officer of Pinnacle Hotel Management, was found dead at his home near Rockville, Maryland, Sunday afternoon, according to published reports. Vilardo’s wife, Julianne "Jodi" Vilardo, 67, was also found dead at the home. A police department spokesman said the couple appeared to have suffered trauma to their upper bodies, but an autopsy would confirm a specific cause of death. Police said they do not yet know of a possible motive behind the deaths.