POLICE have arrested and charged Ira Maynard of Pitcairn Street, Newtown with murder.
He was charged for allegedly stabbing Devis Manners to death in his Pitcairn Street, Newtown home on Tuesday (Jul. 2).According to a police communiqué, at approximately 8:00 p.m. on the day in question, officers had received a report of a wounding incident in the Newtown area.
On response, the officers had found the body of 58-year-old Manners lying motionless in his home with multiply stab wounds. The District Medical Examiner was summoned to the scene and had pronounced him dead. Police had reported that one person was taken into custody to assist them with their investigation.