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Body parts found in Mahoning Creek

September 18, 2013

Larry McGuire/The Punxsutawney Spirit – Tuesday afternoon, a press conference was held at the Troop C barracks of the Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police to announce the arrest of a Punxsutawney man — Michael Christopher Shugars — in connection with a homicide investigation that started Sunday. Shown are (from left) PSP Investigator Christopher Neal, Jefferson County District Attorney Jeff Burkett and Troop C Commanding Officer Captain Bernard J. Petrovsky.

PUNXSUTAWNEY — A Punxsutawney man has been arrested in connection with the death of the man whose body parts were found in Mahoning Creek in the village of Hamilton in Perry Township on Sunday afternoon.

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