Harrisburg man charged in connection with elderly roommate’s death, police say

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HARRISBURG (WPMT)-Authorities arrested a Harrisburg man in connection with the death of his elderly roommate in June 2014, according to a tweet issued by the City of Harrisburg.

David Barksdale, 49,  was taken into custody on Friday, investigators said. Barksdale's roommate, 83-year-old Peggy Swann, was found dead in the basement of the home they shared along the 100 block of North 13th Street on June 25, 2014.


No other information was immediately available.

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