7.18.12 Stabbing Investigation (update)
UPDATED INFORMATION AS OF 18 JULY 2012:
As the investigation into this stabbing and the whereabouts of these Fugitives continued, information was developed indicating that Kristen Mitchell was in the Philadelphia area. As a result of this information, this morning, members of the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force, in conjunction with the Pa State Police(Phila), located and apprehended Kristen Mitchell at an address on Marshall Rd, in Upper Darby, Pa. The arrest was made at about 7:30 am, without incident. After being notified of the arrest, Lancaster Detectives George Bonilla and Toby Hickey met with the Pa State Police(from the Belmont Barracks) and took custody of Kristen Mitchell. The detectives conveyed her to the Lancaster Police Station, where they interviewed her, she was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Bruce Roth, who set bail at $500,000.00, and she was committed to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of bail. The investigation is continuing as to the possible involvement of others in this stabbing.
Investigators are seeking help from the public in locating the remaining suspect, Frank Brown, wanted in connection with this case. Anyone with information on his whereabouts or with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Lancaster City Bureau of Police at 735-3300. Callers do not have to provide their names to give information.
**THE BUREAU OF POLICE IS RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THAT THE MEDIA LIMIT WHAT IS PUBLISHED TO THAT WHICH IS ON THIS NEWS RELEASE AND SHOULD THE MEDIA BECOME AWARE OF ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PARTICULARLY THE NAMES OF ANY WITNESSES OR LANCASTER RESIDENTS IN THIS CASE, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THEY REFRAIN FROM PUBLISHING THAT INFORMATION SO AS NOT TO JEOPARDIZE THE SAFETY OF ANYONE NOR THIS ON GOING INVESTIGATION**
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