Bond denied in slaying case
Bond was denied Monday for the man charged in the death of a Williamsport man Thursday.
Robert Ray Eckard, 20, of no fixed address, was charged Friday in the death of Samuel Lease Wolfe Jr., 59, of Williamsport. An autopsy revealed Wolfe had been strangled and sustained head injuries.
Eckard was charged with first-degree murder, felony murder, first- and second-degree assault, several counts of burglary, auto theft, and several weapons offenses.
Eckard initially was charged Thursday following a pursuit initiated by Hagerstown City Police and joined by Washington County Sheriff's Department and Maryland State Police.