CONNECTICUT killer Peter Manfredonia is in police custody following a near week-long multi-state manhunt, Your Content has exclusively learned.
“Peter Manfredonia has been found & is in custody. Connecticut State Police Eastern District Major Crime are on scene in Hagerstown, MD,” a statement by the Connecticut State Police read.
“No injuries to any law enforcement personnel or Manfredonia.“
Authorities have scheduled a news conference for tomorrow, Thurs. May 27.
Two law enforcement sources told Your Content that 23-year-old Manfredonia was captured by Hagerstown Police Department and placed in custody without incident just after 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Multiple law enforcement sources confirm the 23-year-old machete maniac was captured in the midst of a multi-state manhunt — starting in Connecticut and extending through New Jersey and Pennsylvania before coming to an end in Washington County, Maryland.
Your Content was first to reveal that police zeroed in on the mentally unstable student Wednesday, when authorities moved the search from Pennsylvania to Hagerstown, Maryland.
What’s more, Your Content readers were first to know exclusive details leading up to the capture of Manfredonia.
“There is a concrete timeline,” a source close to the investigation told Your Content on May 25.
“There are credible witnesses who helped authorities determine a promising path.”
The source exclusively told Your Content that field offices were deploying drones, using state-of-the-art satellite trucks and had set up several base camps in empty barns as they prepared to close in on the gunman.
“There are witnesses. The FBI along with local, state and other federal agencies spoke to approximately 150 individuals that shared information,” the source said. “Credible leads have helped agents zero in on several key locations.”
This is a developing breaking news story. It will be updated momentarily. Stay with Your Content for the latest updates.
As Your Content readers know, the 23-year-old University of Connecticut student fled Connecticut after brutally murdering at least two people and kidnapping a third on May 22.
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