Person of Interest Wanted in Crawford County Homicide that Left Mother, Son Dead
Pennsylvania State Police have named a person of interest in a Crawford County double homicide that claimed the life of a mother and son on Saturday.
Investigators are looking for Jack Elijah Turner. He is described as a white male who is 5' 11" and 145 pounds with dark brown hair, brown eyes and a tattoo covering his right hand. He has trimmed eyebrows and frequently wears what appear to be diamond stud earrings in both ears.
Turner should be considered armed and dangerous, according to State Police. He is a person of interest in the homicide investigation and wanted for questioning.
Shannon Whitman, 49, and her 10-year-old son were found shot dead at a home on State Route 198 in Randolph Township around 10 p.m.
They were discovered by the husband when he came home from work at a medical facility.
Turner is accused of stealing Whitman's gray/silver, 2009 Lincoln MKS sedan with Pennsylvania plate KXW5126 from the residence, according to State Police. A arrest warrant has been issued for Turner for the theft of the vehicle.
Anyone with information on Turner's location is asked to call State Police in Meadville at 814-332-6911.