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Alleged killer still at large

Timothy Alva Neff

MILL HALL – The man who police say stabbed his sister-in-law to death last Friday evening remains at large, state police at Lamar said.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Timothy Alva Neff, 56, 2194 Long Run Road, Mill Hall, for first degree murder, criminal homicide, aggravated assault and simple assault, police said.

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.

PHOTO PROVIDED The 2018 Nissan Frontier four-door extended cab pickup truck with Pennsylvania registration ZLD5896 is the last vehicle Neff was seen driving.

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 Neff then fled the scene in a 2018 Nissan Frontier four-door extended cab pickup truck with Pennsylvania registration ZLD5896.

The truck is Cayenne Red in color and is not believed to have any identifying stickers or bed coverings, police said. Both Timothy and the vehicle are wanted, police said.

Police said it is unknown if Timothy has access to any weapons and said anyone who encounters him should be cautious.

Timothy is described as a white male, five feet 10 inches tall with hazel eyes and gray hair.

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

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