PSP make arrest in Susquehanna County death investigation.

Woman charged with criminal homicide

NEW MILFORD, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Pennsylvania State Police say they arrested 31 year old Cassandra Mercincavage Monday for the shooting death of 49 year old Robert W. Hubal Sunday.

Hubal's body was discovered by family Members Sunday at hims home in Thompson. , saying injuries indicated he was likely shot in the head and torso. Investigators say he may have been shot Tuesday, Sept. 26th.

Police say Mercincavage had been living with Hubal, but that their relationship had recently ended.

Late Sunday they initiated a search for Hubal's 2003 Dodge pickup which was missing from the property.

Their search led them to a hotel in Moosic, Lackawanna County after finding the victim's pickup abandoned nearby.

Mercincavage was found in the hotel and interviewed by police, who also located a firearm believed to have been used in the crime.

Mercincavage was arraigned at DJ Jodi Coroner's Office in New Milford shortly before 11 a.m.. She's charged with one county of criminal homicide.

State police say they believe this was an isolated incident and there is no danger to the general public.

 


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