Police were dispatched to the 1900 blk. of West Point Drive after receiving a request to check the welfare of a female at a residence.
Upon officers arrival they made contact at the front door with a male identified as Philip Looby. Mr. Looby appeared to have blood on his hands and when officers told him why they were there he stated “you are not going to like what you find”.
Police entered the home and discovered a female deceased female, later identified as Mary Anne Looby on the first floor. Philip Looby was then taken into custody and transported to police headquarters.
Philip Looby was charged with Criminal Homicide and committed to Northampton County Prison without bail.
The investigation is ongoing and Lower Saucon Police are assisted by the Northampton County District Attorney’s Office, Pennsylvania State Police, and the Northampton County Coroner’s Office.