ST. AUGUSTINE (KDKA) — A Pennsylvania man wanted by police for a double-murder has been taken into custody.
According to a police report, Jack Elijiah Turner was taken into custody in West Virginia on Wednesday.
The Greenville Police Department said in a Facebook post that Turner is a suspect in the shooting deaths of a 49-year-old woman and her 10-year-old son in Crawford County.
Turner was taken into custody without incident at a greyhound bus station.
The report said he will be held in Charleston pending extradition.
The St. John’s County Sherriff’s Office in Florida tweeted Tuesday night that Jack Elijah Turner was spotted three times in the St. Augustine area.
HOMICIDE POI SOUGHT: The man pictured is being sought for a Double Homicide out of Pennsylvania. Jack Elijah Turner, was confirmed in 3 sightings in the St. Augustine area today. If you have any information of his whereabouts call 911 immediately! Considered Armed and Dangerous! pic.twitter.com/Wro5K31Vqc
— SJSO (@SJSOPIO) August 14, 2019
He was considered armed and dangerous.
The report said Turner will be facing charges for armed robbery and theft of a motor vehicle.
He remains a person of interest in the homicide of the Shannon and Darrin Whitman, the report said.