Police in Gary, IN say a person of interest is in custody after former radio talk show host Velia Taneff and her daughter were killed. ABC 7 reports that 64-year old Lana Taneff was found dead in the family’s home and her mother, 86-year-old Velia was found at her rental property next door. Both died of strangulation and blunt force trauma, Investigators said the handyman of the Taneff family is linked to their deaths. Velia Taneff used to host a radio show on WLTH, an AM talk station in Gary. Picture courtesy ABC 7.