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NEW CASTLE, Pa.—Police are searching for a second suspect wanted in the murders of a man, a woman and her 10-year-old daughter earlier in the week in New Castle.New Castle police say they are seeking the whereabouts of 19-year-old Anthony Lavon Cooper who faces charges of three counts of criminal homicide, three counts of criminal conspiracy to commit homicide, one count of criminal attempt to commit homicide, and one count of firearms carried without a license.  Cooper is from Michigan.

Source: NCPD

Steven Procopio, 19, of New Wilmington was earlier charged in Lawrence County in the slayings of 31-year-old Nichole Pumphrey, 10-year-old Amariah Emery and 31-year-old Lawrence Cannon. A woman is charged with obstruction of justice.

District Attorney Joshua Lamancusa has declined to discuss a possible motive but says authorities don’t believe it was a robbery and the victims and the suspects in custody “all knew each other.”

 

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