COLD CASE! Terrance David Schonleber - CRIMINAL HOMICIDE 1976 - Upper Southampton Township - Bucks Co.



PA State Police Troop M – CIA Unit.

On July 15, 1976, 25 year old Terrance Schonleber was found dead along the north berm of Interstate 276 Westbound (PA Turnpike), near Mile Marker 347 (between the PA Route 611 and US Route 1).

Schonleber had been shot to death.

Investigation revealed that Schonleber was involved in criminal activity with several associates in the New Jersey and the Philadelphia areas. At the time of his death he was wanted for escape from a state prison in Bordentown, New Jersey. Schonleber was known to use the aliases of David Gibson, Todd Lambert, and Terrence Sori / Bori.

A young man whose bullet‐riddled body was found on the Pennsylvania Turnpike has been identified as Terrance Schonleber, an escaped inmate of New Jersey state prison. A spokesman for the Department of Institutions and Agencies said that the 25‐year‐old man escaped from Bordentown State Prison on Dec. 11, 1975, while serving a five year sentence for possession of dangerous drugs.

Any persons with information regarding this incident are asked to contact the PSP Troop M – Criminal Investigation Assessment Unit, 610-861-2026 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 #2537

Thursday, July 15, 1976 (All day)

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