Haverstraw slaying

The casket of Tammy Palmer, 39, is carried

The casket of Tammy Palmer, 39, is carried out of St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church in Garnerville after the funeral Mass. The mother of two was shot to death, allegedly by her father-in-law, 73-year-old Eugene Palmer of Haverstraw. He remains at large. (Sept. 29, 2012) Photo Credit: John Meore

Tammy Palmer, a 39-year-old mother of two, was found shot to death behind a house on Willow Grove Road in the Town of Haverstraw, officials said. Police are searching for her father-in-law, Eugene Palmer, 73. (Sept. 24, 2012)

The casket of Tammy Palmer, 39, is carried
Photo Credit: John Meore

The casket of Tammy Palmer, 39, is carried out of St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church in Garnerville after the funeral Mass. The mother of two was shot to death, allegedly by her father-in-law, 73-year-old Eugene Palmer of Haverstraw. He remains at large. (Sept. 29, 2012)

The procession of cars heads down Cinder Street
Photo Credit: John Meore

The procession of cars heads down Cinder Street after the funeral mass of Tammy Palmer, 39, at St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church in Garnerville. (Sept. 29, 2012)

John Pannirello, (center) father of murder victim Tammy
Photo Credit: John Meore

John Pannirello, (center) father of murder victim Tammy Palmer, 39, is led out of St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church by family following the funeral mass in Garnerville. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Family and friends arrive for the funeral of
Photo Credit: John Meore

Family and friends arrive for the funeral of Tammy Palmer, 39, held at St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church in Garnerville. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Rosemarie Palmer, John Pannirello and Violet Pannirello hold
Photo Credit: Sarah Armaghan

Rosemarie Palmer, John Pannirello and Violet Pannirello hold a photo of Tammy Palmer, who was found murdered near her home in the Town of Haverstraw. (Sept. 25, 2012)

John Palmer makes a brief statement outside Rockland
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

John Palmer makes a brief statement outside Rockland Family Court in New City after being granted limited visitation rights for his children. (Sept. 27, 2012)

John Pannirello, the father of slaying victim Tammy
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

John Pannirello, the father of slaying victim Tammy Palmer, speaks to the media outside Rockland Family Court in New City. (Sept. 27, 2012)

The Pannirello family, led by John Pannirello, arrive
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

The Pannirello family, led by John Pannirello, arrive at Rockland Family Court in New City to face John Palmer for custody of the children of shooting-victim Tammy Palmer, John Pannirello's daughter. (Sept. 27, 2012)

The Pannirello family leave Rockland Family Court in
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

The Pannirello family leave Rockland Family Court in New City after facing John Palmer for custody of the children of shooting-victim Tammy Palmer. (Sept. 27, 2012)

The Pannirello family leave Rockland Family Court in
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

The Pannirello family leave Rockland Family Court in New City after facing John Palmer for custody of the children of shooting-victim Tammy Palmer. (Sept. 27, 2012)

John Palmer leaves the Rockland County Family Court
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

John Palmer leaves the Rockland County Family Court after a court hearing for custody of his children after his wife was killed allegedly by her father-in-law. (Sept. 27, 2012)

John Pannirello, of Stony Point, speaks with the
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

John Pannirello, of Stony Point, speaks with the media in front of Rockland County Family Court before a hearing discussing custody of Pannirello's grandchildren. (Sept. 27, 2012)

Local police agencies converge on a location just
Photo Credit: John Meore

Local police agencies converge on a location just off of Gate Hill Road in Harriman State Park, where they have located the pick-up truck of Eugene Palmer, 73, wanted in connection with the shooting death of his daughter-in-law, Tammy Palmer, 39, on Monday, Sept. 24. (Sept. 25, 2012)

State Police helicopter assist in the search of
Photo Credit: John Meore

State Police helicopter assist in the search of Eugene Palmer, 73 of Stony Point, wanted in connection with the shooting death of his daughter-in-law, Tammy Palmer, 39, on Monday, September 24th. (Sept. 25, 2012)

Town of Haverstraw Police Chief Charles Miller talks
Photo Credit: John Meore

Town of Haverstraw Police Chief Charles Miller talks to the press after locating the pick-up truck of Eugene Palmer, 73 of Stony Point, wanted in connection with the shooting death of his daughter-in-law, Tammy Palmer, 39, on Monday, September 24th. (Sept. 25, 2012)

After removing the truck from the wooded area,
Photo Credit: John Meore

After removing the truck from the wooded area, a flat-bed wrecker is used to transport the pick-up truck of Eugene Palmer, 73 of Stony Point, wanted in connection with the shooting death of his daughter-in-law, Tammy Palmer, 39, on Monday, September 24th. (Sept. 25, 2012)

After removing the truck from the wooded area,
Photo Credit: John Meore

After removing the truck from the wooded area, a flat-bed wrecker is used to transport the pick-up truck of Eugene Palmer, 73 of Stony Point, wanted in connection with the shooting death of his daughter-in-law, Tammy Palmer, 39, on Monday, September 24th. (Sept. 25, 2012)

John Pannirello holds a photo of his daughter,
Photo Credit: Thomas Zambito

John Pannirello holds a photo of his daughter, Tammy Palmer, 39, who was found dead behind a house at 571 Willow Grove Rd. in the Town of Haverstraw. (Sept. 24, 2012)

Around 1 p.m., at least one dozen police
Photo Credit: Sarah Armaghan

Around 1 p.m., at least one dozen police cars, including camouflage Humvees and K-9 units, sped out of the Lake Welch Beach parking lot that served as the staging area for the search. They stopped about two miles from Lake Welch on Willow Grove Road and brought out the dogs and searched in a wooded area.

Police block off Willow Grove Road and are
Photo Credit: Sarah Armaghan

Police block off Willow Grove Road and are now allowing access to cars cars, pedestrians or bicyclists. (Sept. 25, 2012)

John Palmer of Haverstraw, NY (DOB: 12/7/72) was
Photo Credit: Provided by Haverstraw Police Department

John Palmer of Haverstraw, NY (DOB: 12/7/72) was arrested by Haverstraw PD in August 2012 and charged with assault, criminal contempt and criminal mischief. Palmer is the estranged husband of Tammy Palmer, 39, who was found murdered on Monday. (Sept. 25, 2012)

Local police agencies use Lake Welch in Harriman
Photo Credit: John Meore

Local police agencies use Lake Welch in Harriman State Park as a command center in the search for Eugene Palmer, 73 of Stony Point, wanted in connection with the shooting death of his daughter-in-law, Tammy Palmer, 39, on Monday, September 24th. (Sept. 25, 2012)

Local police agencies use Lake Welch in Harriman
Photo Credit: John Meore

Local police agencies use Lake Welch in Harriman State Park as a command center in the search for Eugene Palmer, 73 of Stony Point, wanted in connection with the shooting death of his daughter-in-law, Tammy Palmer, 39, on Monday, September 24th. (Sept. 25, 2012)

Local police agencies use Lake Welch in Harriman
Photo Credit: John Meore

Local police agencies use Lake Welch in Harriman State Park as a command center in the search for Eugene Palmer, 73 of Stony Point, wanted in connection with the shooting death of his daughter-in-law, Tammy Palmer, 39, on Monday, September 24th. (Sept. 25, 2012)

Town of Haverstraw Police Chief Charles Miller talks
Photo Credit: John Meore

Town of Haverstraw Police Chief Charles Miller talks to the press as to the status of the search as local police agencies use Lake Welch in Harriman State Park as a command center in the search for Eugene Palmer, 73 of Stony Point, wanted in connection with the shooting death of his daughter-in-law, Tammy Palmer, 39, on Monday, September 24th. (Sept. 25, 2012)

Local police agencies use Lake Welch in Harriman
Photo Credit: John Meore

Local police agencies use Lake Welch in Harriman State Park as a command center in the search for Eugene Palmer, 73 of Stony Point, wanted in connection with the shooting death of his daughter-in-law, Tammy Palmer, 39, on Monday, September 24th. (Sept. 25, 2012)

Local police agencies use Lake Welch in Harriman
Photo Credit: John Meore

Local police agencies use Lake Welch in Harriman State Park as a command center in the search for Eugene Palmer, 73 of Stony Point, wanted in connection with the shooting death of his daughter-in-law, Tammy Palmer, 39, on Monday, September 24th. (Sept. 25, 2012)

Local police agencies use Lake Welch in Harriman
Photo Credit: John Meore

Local police agencies use Lake Welch in Harriman State Park as a command center in the search for Eugene Palmer, 73 of Stony Point, wanted in connection with the shooting death of his daughter-in-law, Tammy Palmer, 39, on Monday, September 24th. (Sept. 25, 2012)

Violet Pannirello, right, is consoled by a family
Photo Credit: Thomas Zambito

Violet Pannirello, right, is consoled by a family member after Pannirello's daughter, 39-year-old mother of two Tammy Palmer, was found dead behind a house at 571 Willow Grove Rd. in the Town of Haverstraw. Pannirello's husband, John Pannirello, follows behind them. (Sept. 24, 2012)

Town of Haverstraw Police Chief Charles Miller speaks
Photo Credit: John Meore

Town of Haverstraw Police Chief Charles Miller speaks to the news media about the progress of the investigation into the homicide of Tammy Palmer, 39, on Willow Grove Road in Stony Point. Police are searching for a person of interest, Eugene Palmer, 73. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Family and friends console each other as the
Photo Credit: John Meore

Family and friends console each other as the Town of Haverstraw Police investigate the homicide of Tammy Palmer, 39, on Willow Grove Road in Stony Point. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Town of Haverstraw Police investigate the homicide of
Photo Credit: John Meore

Town of Haverstraw Police investigate the homicide of Tammy Palmer, 39, on Willow Grove Road in Stony Point. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Town of Haverstraw Police investigate the homicide of
Photo Credit: John Meore

Town of Haverstraw Police investigate the homicide of Tammy Palmer, 39, on Willow Grove Road in Stony Point. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Family and friends (names not given) console each
Photo Credit: John Meore

Family and friends (names not given) console each other as the Town of Haverstraw Police investigate the homicide of Tammy Palmer, 39, on Willow Grove Road in Stony Point. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Town of Haverstraw Police direct traffic around a
Photo Credit: John Meore

Town of Haverstraw Police direct traffic around a homicide investigation on Willow Grove Road in Stony Point. (Sept. 23, 2012)

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