State police charge man with attempted homicide


HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — According to Pennsylvania State Police, one man is charged with attempted homicide after police discovered he planned to murder his ex-girlfriend.

Police say Clayton Leroy Knorr, 40, of Plymouth, was arrested on September 22nd after state police discovered his plans to kill his ex-girlfriend.  

Officials revealed Knorr’s ex-girlfriend was set to testify against him in court on the 23rd in another ongoing matter. Police also state Knorr planned to arrange her murder to look like a drug overdose.  

Knorr is being held in Luzerne County Correctional Facility without bail. His hearing is scheduled for October 10th.

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