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November 25, 2003
CARLISLE, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police in Cumberland County said Monday they charged a Shippensburg, Pa., man in the October shooting death of a Mount Holly Springs, Pa., man. Police said Michael L. Heberlig, 34, address unavailable, was charged with criminal homicide, robbery and possessing instruments of a crime in the death of 33-year-old Lathan Spencer. Spencer's body was found Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 28, along Hair Road in Penn Township, Pa. The body was found by a passer-by near a park-and-ride parking area along Interstate 81 and Pa. 233, according to police records.
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August 8, 2000
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Franklin County District Attorney's Office has filed a notice of aggravating circumstances against a Chambersburg woman charged with criminal homicide, opening the possibility that Jonna M. Johnson could become the first woman in the county's history to face the death penalty. The one-paragraph notice was filed Friday with the Clerk of Courts Office by Assistant District Attorney T.R. Williams. The notice said that Johnson "knowingly created a grave risk of death to another person in addition to the victim of the offense.
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By DON AINES | April 20, 1999
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Chambersburg man on trial for criminal homicide said Tuesday he remembered snorting lines of cocaine off a photograph of his former girlfriend but did not recall killing her a short time later. Kevin J. Barrett, 35, said he was in his truck on Sept. 7, 1997, when he spread out about a gram of cocaine on Wendy Wise Schuchman's picture. He then returned to Siggy's Food & Spirits, 454 Norland Ave., where he killed the 32-year-old Chambersburg woman with two blasts from a 12-gauge shotgun.
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November 15, 1996
11/15/96 By STEVEN T. DENNIS Staff Writer, Waynesboro CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Four days before his criminal homicide trial was due to begin, Norman Charles Round pleaded guilty Thursday to voluntary manslaughter in the bludgeoning death of his neighbor during a deer-hunting dispute last year, according to court records. The Newburg, Pa., man faces 5 to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $25,000 pending a pre-sentence investigation, according to court records. Round, 38, of 14336 West Creek Road, Lurgan Township, Pa., had been charged with criminal homicide in the Nov. 30, 1995, death of George P. Roman, 49, of 5627 McClays Mill Road.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | January 31, 2013
A man arrested last year by the U.S. Marshals Service is facing extradition to Puerto Rico, but not on the homicide warrant on which he was apprehended. Carlos Baez-Quinonez, who was 24 when arrested in May 2012, appeared in the Franklin County (Pa.) Court of Common Pleas on Thursday before Senior Judge John Walker. Walker ordered Baez-Quinonez be extradited to Puerto Rico on a parole violation warrant issued by that commonwealth. He said the defendant has 30 days to appeal his ruling.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | July 20, 2010
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- An arraignment date has been set for a man charged with criminal homicide in the April 3 stabbing death of a Hagerstown woman. Jeffrey Eldon Miles, 47, waived his preliminary hearing on Tuesday morning, two days before he was due to appear in Franklin County (Pa.) Court. Magisterial District Judge Larry Pentz said he traveled to the county jail before 8 a.m. to witness the State Line, Pa., man sign forms waiving the hearing. Miles is scheduled for mandatory arraignment Sept.
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By DON AINES | August 28, 1998
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - For the second time, Albert Reid has been found competent to stand trial on Oct. 5 on criminal homicide charges in the deaths of his estranged wife and her daughter. Franklin County President Judge John R. Walker issued the ruling Wednesday, based on testimony at a July 14 competency hearing. Reid, 49, of Biglerville, Pa., is charged with two counts of criminal homicide in the Dec. 27, 1996, shooting deaths of Carla Reid, 36, and 14-year-old Deidre Moore at their Sollenberger Road home outside Chambersburg.
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By DON AINES | May 20, 1999
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Almost three months after being charged with criminal homicide, a Chambersburg man has been appointed outside counsel by Franklin County President Judge John R. Walker. Walker on Thursday appointed David R. Yoder and Thomas S. Diehl to represent Timothy J. Ross, 25, of 280 Miller St. He has been charged by Chambersburg police with the March 1 shooting death of Drake Luckett, 34, of 217 Linden Ave. Ross was arrested early on the morning of March 2. According to the affidavit of probable cause, Luckett was shot as he opened the West Catherine Street door of Dave's Tavern, 401 S. Main St. Ross, who has been held in Franklin County Prison since his arrest, has yet to have a preliminary hearing.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | January 30, 2013
A Georgia woman apprehended late last year in connection to a 1995 shooting death in Franklin County, Pa., pleaded not guilty to criminal homicide Wednesday. Tonya N. Dice, 39, is charged with criminal homicide and hindering apprehension or prosecution. On July 14, 1999, former magisterial district judge Larry K. Meminger issued an arrest warrant for Dice based on the Pennsylvania State Police investigation into the 1995 shooting death of Freddie Brumfield in Greene Township. A bench warrant had already been issued for Dice after she failed to appear in court in July 1995 in an unrelated drug case.
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