PA State Police Troop G – Huntingdon continue their investigation when they responded to a residence within Chestnut Terrace Apartments located along Federal Drive, Mount Union Borough, Huntingdon County on 01/03/09 for a report of two deceased females.
Investigation revealed the two females died from gunshot wounds within their residence.
The victims were identified as Christine McWhorter and Beatrice Daniels.
They were shot in the head while lying in bed, with McWhorter's two children ages 4 months and 4 years lying between them, and there was no sign of struggle, according to a report in the Altoona Mirror. McWhorter's 4-year-old son alerted a neighbor to the murders.
The possible suspect was wearing a black hoodie and had facial hair, beard/mustache.
Using new DNA technology, state police released a description of a person of interest: a medium-to-light-skinned African-American man with green or hazel eyes and zero to a few freckles.
Any persons with information regarding this incident are asked to contact the Huntingdon Station at 814-627-3161 and speak with Tpr. Thomas or you can call the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers if you have information on this crime, any serious crime, or wanted person, call the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477).
All callers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH REWARD.
All information is accurate as of Release Date.
Media Release #2575