News Live 365: August 12th, 2019

Person of Interest Sought in Crawford County Murders

Authorities in Crawford County are investigating the murder of 49 year old Shannon Whitman and her 10 year old child in Guys Mills. There is a person of interest in this case, his name is Jack Elijah Turner, he is a 21 year old white mail with dark brown hair and brown eyes, he stands about 5’11 inches tall and weighs 145 pounds. Turner has a tattoo covering his right hand, likes to be clean shaven and grooms his eyebrows, he also wears earrings; usually diamond studs in both ears. Turner may be driving a silver/grey 2009 Lincoln MKS bearing PA plates KXW5126 stolen from the residence of the victim. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Jack Elijah Turner should not approach him as he is considered armed and dangerous; instead call the State Police in Meadville at (814)332-6911 or call 911 for help. You can also leave an anonymous tip via a private Twitter message to @PSPTroopEPIO.

 

Man Falls to Death from Cell Tower

55 year old William Wall of Centerville was killed after sustaining injuries from a fall off of a cellular phone tower. Authorities in Venango County say Wall wandered away from a family campfire in the early morning hours of Thursday July 8th and began climbing the tower for unknown reasons. Wall apparently fell after slipping on the wet surface caused by heavy fog and his death is ruled an accident.

 

Athletic Association President Arrested for Theft

The president of the Cambridge Springs Athletic Association was arrested Friday for charges of Theft by Unlawful Taking and Receiving Stolen Property. Travis Porter is accused of making 14 unauthorized purchases and ATM withdrawals totaling $2,100 from the associations bank accounts, and also failing to deposit hundreds of dollars in sign-up fees.