William Stuart, aka “Bill” of Darkwood, Orange Valley Area, became the country’s most recent homicide victim, after police responding to a 911 Emergency call found him dead at his home around 7:50 pm on Wednesday. He was found lying in a pool of blood with his hands tied behind his back, and what appeared to be a gunshot wound to his upper body.
It is alleged that four armed masked men entered the deceased home, which he occupied with his girlfriend and their 2yr-old daughter and shot him. His girlfriend and the child escaped without injuries. His body was pronounced dead by a medical doctor, who later arrived on the scene. The perpetrators later fled the scene in his white Nativa Pickup, C14606. Further investigations are ongoing into the matter.
Meantime, police are appealing to anyone with information surrounding this incident to contact the Criminal Investigations Department at 462-3913 or 462-3914, or call the Rapid Response Unit (RRU) at 764-2310.