ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (FOX 35 ORLANDO) - A man wanted in connection with a double homicide in Pennsylvania who was spotted several times in Florida has been taken into custody, according to authorities.
Jack Elijah Turner, 21, is a person of interest in the murders of his mother, 49-year-old Shannon Whitman, and her 10-year-old son. Turner is Whitman's son from a previous relationship, according to police.
UPDATE: Jack Elijah Turner, The subject being sought in connection with a Pennsylvania double homicide, has been taken into custody by the US Marshall Service & local authorities, in Charleston, West Virginia. Thanks to everyone for their info, a local Crime Stoppers tip got him!— SJSO (@SJSOPIO) August 14, 2019
Authorities say Turner was taken into custody by the United States Marshall Service and local authorities, in Charleston, West Virginia on Wednesday. Investigators say a tip led to his capture.
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