Person of interest sought in Perry County double murder

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State Police in Newport, Perry County are seeking a person of interest in Saturday night’s deadly shooting in Rye Township.

Troopers were called to 4385 Valley Road around 10 p.m. They found the bodies of two people, a man and a woman; both had been shot to death.

Authorities are looking for 61-year old Barry Lee Myers. He is 5’8″ to 5’9″ tall and weighs approximately 150-pounds. Myers is likely driving a 1999 maroon Volkswagen Passat with PA license plate RC85OP.

Anyone who comes in contact with Myers should use caution. If you know his whereabouts, you are urged to contact State Police in Newport at 717-567-3110 or dial 911.

The names of the victims have not been released. State Police say this is an ongoing investigation and will provide updated information as it becomes available.


  • OneMan'sOpinion

    Should we count this as shooting number 0003 and 0004 in 2015 even though it is one incident with two bodies?

      • king ruddy

        Yes. society is indeed in fear. I stopped at a village to ask directions. The bar just closed. The man cleaning refused to help. A nice man on the street, but appeared in fear guided me. I traveled valley road to Newport!This was the first day of deer hunting!

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