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Timothy A. Neff

LAMAR -- A Clinton County man who allegedly stabbed his sister-in-law to death on Friday has been caught after a four-day manhunt, according to Pennsylvania State Police in Lamar.

Timothy A. Neff, 56, of Mill Hall, was apprehended in Clinton County on Monday, May 13, 2019. He was taken into custody without incident and was arraigned early Tuesday morning in front of District Magistrate John W. Maggs in Mill Hall, police said. Bail was denied and Neff was remanded to Clinton County Prison.

According to police, Neff got into a verbal argument the afternoon of May 10, 2019 with Agnes R. Neff, 62, at a residence at the 2000 block of Long Run Road in Mill Hall. The argument escalated and became physical. During the altercation, Neff allegedly stabbed Agnes in the back with a knife. A 69-year-old man who was present was injured while attempting to stop the altercation, police said.

Agnes Neff was pronounced dead at the scene by the Clinton County Coroner's Office.

Timothy Neff then fled the scene in his vehicle. Police had a warrant out for his arrest on charges of first degree murder, criminal homicide, aggravated assault and simple assault. Reports indicate he was caught in Lock Haven on Monday.

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