UPDATE: State Police make arrest in Adams County homicide of elderly woman

HUNTINGTON TOWNSHIP, Adams County, Pa. —  Pennsylvania State Police at Gettysburg arrested Chris Gartrell, 48,  in connection with the death of 87-year-old Virginia Barbour of Adams County.

Troopers took Gartrell into custody just after 10:30 p.m. on Friday, November 23rd  in Straban Township.

He is charged with criminal homicide and other related charges.

Gartrell is currently in Adams County Prison.

PREVIOUSLY: State Police are seeking a person of interest in connection to the death of an elderly woman in Adams County.

Police were called to a home on Peach Glen Idaville Road in Huntington Township for a welfare check on Wednesday.

When officers arrived, they found the body of 87-year-old Virginia Barbour inside the home.

According to police, a silver 2012 Chevrolet Impala with PA license HYJ-4804 was taken from the home. Six long guns, a .44 caliber pistol and $1,600 in statehood rolled quarters were also stolen.

Anyone with information should contact Gettysburg State Police at: 717-334-8111

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