A counsel for a family of a Connecticut murder think pleaded Monday for his obey as military concerned in a multi-state hunt for a 23-year-old college tyro circulated a print of a chairman relating his outline walking along tyrannise marks in Pennsylvania.
Peter Manfredonia, a University of Connecticut senior, is suspected of murdering Ted DeMers, 62, and Nicholas Eisele, 23, before forcing Eisele’s partner into her automobile and journey a state with her.
The woman, 23, was located Sunday during a rest stop nearby Paterson, New Jersey, with her 2016 Volkswagen Jetta, military said, and was not hurt.
Manfredonia, who is believed to be armed with several guns stolen during a home invasion, was final seen Sunday wearing a white T-shirt, dim shorts and carrying a vast duffel bag nearby sight marks in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.
Paterson is about a 90-minute expostulate from Derby, Connecticut, where Eisele was killed. East Stroudsburg is about an hour over west on Interstate 80.
A counsel for Manfredonia’s family, Mike Dolan, pronounced a think has struggled with mental health issues and has “sought a assistance of a series of therapists.”
“Peter, if we are listening, we are loved,” Dolan pronounced during a news discussion Monday. “It is time to let a recovering routine begin. It’s time to surrender. You have your parents’ and your sisters’ and your family’s whole support. So, Peter, from your parents, we adore you, greatfully spin yourself in.”
Connecticut State Police devise to reason a press discussion Tuesday.
Manfredonia, a financial and automatic engineering vital from Sandy Hook, is suspected of murdering DeMers and assaulting another man, presumably with a sword or machete, in Willington on Friday after they found Manfredonia walking along a highway and offering him a float behind to his motorcycle.
The second victim, Nicholas Eisele, was found passed during his home Sunday in Derby, that is about 60 miles (96 kilometers) southwest of Willington and only west of New Haven. Eisele, a 2016 Newtown High School graduate, worked with his father in a landscaping and irrigation business. State military described him as an familiarity of Manfredonia’s.
Earlier on Sunday, a Willington male reported being hold opposite his will by Manfredonia, who afterwards left with food, several guns and a man’s truck, that was after found deserted nearby Osbornedale State Park, about a mile from Eisele’s home.
Eisele’s family set adult an online fundraiser to assistance cover wake losses and distant exceeded a idea of $10,000 in only a few hours. On a page, friends and family common memories, including his adore of his mother’s German shepherds, Trooper and Sandy.