Five Found Dead in Morrisville Apartment, Mother and Daughter in Custody

A mother and daughter are in custody in connection with the murders of five people in Morrisville.

Shana S. Decree, 45, and Dominique Decree, 19, each will be charged with five counts of homicide and one count each of conspiracy, accused of killing their relatives in unit S-7 of Robert Morris Apartments, located at 200 West Bridge Street.

Deceased are Shana Decree’s children, Naa’Irah Smith, 25, and Damon Decree Jr., 13, both of Morrisville; as well as Shana Decree’s sister Jamilla Campbell, 42, of Trenton, New Jersey, and Campbell’s 9-year-old twin daughters Imani and Erika Allen.

The bodies were found just after 4 p.m. inside one of the first-floor apartment’s two bedrooms. The causes of death remain under investigation.

Morrisville Borough Police and Bucks County Detectives are investigating. The case will be assigned for prosecution to Deputy District Attorney Christopher W. Rees.

Criminal charges are allegations subject to proof in court. Defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Contact: James O’Malley, 215.348.6298, jtomalley@buckscounty.org