May 25, 2019 – In Breaking News – Fox News
The FBI has joined the massive manhunt, which is now spanning three states, for a University of Connecticut student believed to be armed with several stolen guns whom police say is connected to two homicides, a kidnapping and a home invasion.
Peter Manfredonia, 23, last seen in Stroudsburg, Pa., is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached if spotted, authorities said. Police describe him as a 6 feet, 3 inches tall white man.
His second stolen getaway car – a 2016 Black Volkswagen Jetta – was located by New Jersey State Police at a rest stop near the Pennsylvania border on Sunday.
(Multi-State Manhunt Underway For Connecticut Double Murder Suspect Peter Manfredonia. Courtesy of CBS Philly and YouTube. Posted on May 25, 2020.)
Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania state police, as well as local police departments in Derby and Ansonia, Conn., continue their “active and ongoing investigation.”
His kidnapping victim, the girlfriend of 23-year-old Nicholas Eisele, whom Manfredonia allegedly shot to death at his home on Roosevelt Drive in Derby, Conn., was also found with the vehicle.
Police said Eisele and Manfredonia appear to have been acquaintances.
***WILLINGTON HOMICDE UPDATE***
Most current photos of the suspect, Peter Manfredonia. Last seen in East Stroudsburg, PA. PA law enforcement agencies are actively looking for the suspect. Do NOT approach, he is ARMED AND DANGEROUS, call 911 immediately. pic.twitter.com/cOnvHh9EiQ
— CT State Police (@CT_STATE_POLICE) May 24, 2020
The woman, whom authorities have not identified by name, did not appear to be harmed when troopers found her with the vehicle on Interstate 80 in Knowlton Township, Warren County.
Manfredonia, a college senior majoring in finance and mechanical engineering, kicked off his crime spree Friday.
He is suspected of killing 62-year-old Ted DeMers, an artist and Marine veteran, and assaulting another man in Willington, Conn.
DeMers’ wife, Cynthia DeMers, told the Hartford Courant that the two men had been attacked after they found Manfredonia walking along a road and offered him a ride back to his motorcycle.
“It could have been anybody who offered him a ride,” she said.
“It could have been any of my neighbors’ husbands. It just happened to be mine.”
DeMers was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
The other man suffered severe wounds described as sword or machete wounds, Connecticut State Police said.
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