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New Castle Police Arrest Second Suspect In Case Involving Missing New Castle Man Amari Wise

NEW CASTLE (KDKA) -- New Castle Police say they have taken a second suspect into custody in connection with the missing person case involving 19-year-old Amari Wise in Lawrence County.

New Castle Police report on their Facebook page that 47-year-old Todd Henry is being held at their police station.

(Photo Credit: New Castle Police Department/Facebook)

He is charged with criminal conspiracy to commit homicide, obstruction of justice and tampering with evidence.

Case Update: Todd HENRY who was wanted in connection to the Amari Wise homicide is now in police custody at the New...

Posted by New Castle Police Department on Monday, June 15, 2020


The other suspect, 20-year-old Connor Henry, was arrested Sunday by police in Ocean City, Maryland, during a traffic stop. Ocean City Police say they tracked him down after getting a tip that the younger Henry was staying in the area.

Officers pulled him over on the Coastal Highway, briefly shutting down the busy stretch, while the arrest was made.

He will face charges of criminal homicide and tampering with evidence.

Connor Henry is awaiting an extradition hearing in Maryland.

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(Photo Credit: Ocean City Police Department)

Wise was first reported missing on June 5.


KDKA was at the scene last week when investigators executed multiple search warrants at a home on Adams Street in New Castle. The main focus of the search was on the garage.

Photo Credit: New Castle City Police/Facebook

Wise's family told KDKA it was at that house where he was last seen.

Since the 19-year-old disappeared, hundreds have helped out in the search for him.

"I just want my son back, only thing that matters to me," Anitra Wise, Amari's mother, said last week.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.

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