Alleged killer in custody

Timothy Alva Neff

MILL HALL -­ Alleged killer Timothy Alva Neff, 56, 2194 Long Run Rd., Mill Hall, was taken into custody overnight without incident.

He is accused of stabbing Agnes Rae Neff, 62, at the Long Run Road residence in Lamar Township where she and her husband, William Warren Neff, 69, also lived.

Agnes Neff was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Police said they were called to the Neff residence at about 5:30 p.m. on Friday for a reported stabbing. Through the investigation police learned of a verbal argument between Timothy Neff and Agnes Neff. The argument escalated and became physical, police said.

During the physical altercation, police said Timothy Neff stabbed Agnes Neff in the back with a knife.

William Neff was injured while attempting to stop the altercation, police said.

Timothy fled the scene and was on the run for three days before being taken into custody.

Look for more information in Monday’s print edition of The Express.

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