May 24, 2018

Wayne County murder suspect arrested


HONESDALE -- Members of the US Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force arrested Kevin Jordan of Mount Pocono without incident on May 15 and turned him over to detectives from the waye County District Attorney's Office. He is the fourth defendant to be charged in the home invasion robbery in Lehigh Township late last year.

On December 8, 2017 Joseph Keith Stengline Sr. was beaten and stomped to death by the four individuals who entered the home to rob and assault the home’s occupants. The elder Stengline was kicked repeatedly, causing a skull fracture and subdural hematoma. He died five days later in the hospital.

The three other homicide defendants, Coneil “Murda” Moore, Lewis “Ricky” Tucker, and Darian Daniels have each had their preliminary hearings and have been bound over on all charges for trial. Currently, they are all facing charges of first degree murder, second degree murder, robbery, burglary, aggravated assault, three counts of simple assault, and conspiracy to commit each of those crimes.

Jordan was on arraigned all charges including homicide and sent to the Wayne County Correctional Facility without bail.

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