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Wednesday Aug 19 | via Erie Times News
An Erie man initially called a "person of interest" in the beating and suffocation death of a city woman who was found dead in her eastside home on June 23 has been charged with participating in her killing. Marquis D. Evans, 25, was brought back to Erie from Butler County on Wednesday and was arraigned by Erie 4th Ward District Judge Tom Robie on charges including conspiracy to commit homicide, homicide, aggravated assault, robbery, burglary, unlawful restraint and access device fraud in the death of Sherry Lyons, 58. Lyons was found dead in the basement of her East 27th Street home on June 23, after family members summoned city police to the residence. Comment?
Monday Aug 17 | via Butler Eagle
The man who escaped from jail in Armstrong County and allegedly killed a woman while on the lam is living incident-free at the Butler County Prison. Robert E. Crissman on July 30 walked out of an unlocked door at the Armstrong County Jail. Comment?
Thursday Aug 6 | via Butler Eagle
On Monday, Warden Joe DeMore added an extra guard to watch over inmates who do work such as cut grass or unload trucks at the prison dock. He said he made the change in response to the escape of inmate Robert E. Crissman from the Armstrong County Jail. Comment?
Jul 30, 2015 | via Butler Eagle
The man who escaped Armstrong County Jail and allegedly strangling and beating a woman to death is to be placed in the Butler County Prison today. Robert Crissman, 38, of Templeton is charged with homicide, escaping prison, aggravated assault of a police officer, and theft of a gun and two trucks, according to Scott Andreassi, Armstrong County District Attorney. Comment?
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