3.21.13 Update - Homicide Charges Filed in Wabank Rd. Shooting

22 March 2013 by Cpt. Kent Switzer

****UPDATED INFORMATION ON HOMICIDE CHARGES FILED (21 March 13):****

     As the investigation into the Homicide that occurred March 9th 2013, 1100 blk. Wabank Rd. continued and detectives continued to gather additional evidence, this afternoon, Det. Harnish filed charges of Criminal Homicide against Kevin Souffrant before Magisterial District Judge Cheryl Hartman.  Souffrant, who has been incarcerated on the previously filed charges since his release from the hospital on 16 March 13, will then be arraigned on this new charge.

     Detectives have and continue to work in conjunction with the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office, First Assistant District Attorney Christopher Larsen, on this case.  As this investigation continues, anyone with information is asked to call the Lancaster City Police at 735-3300.  Callers do not have to give their names to provide information.   

     As always, those charged with crimes are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law. 

**THE MEDIA IS ASKED TO LIMIT WHAT IS PUBLISHED IN THIS CASE TO THAT WHICH IS ON THIS NEWS RELEASE AND TO SPECIFICALLY REFRAIN FROM PUBLISHING THE NAMES OF ANY WITNESSES/VICTIMS SO AS NOT TO ENDANGER ANYONE NOR TO JEOPARDIZE THIS VERY ACTIVE AND ON GOING INVESTIGATION.**    


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