1 in custody, 1 wanted in connection with death of missing New Castle man

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The NCPD said they are continuing to work with their law enforcement partners who are assisting in this investigation and in locating the defendants

Amari Wise

Credit: New Castle Police Department

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (WKBN) – The New Castle City Police Department announced Sunday night that they have one person in custody in connection with a missing person investigation.

Police officials say 20-year-old Connor Henry was arrested Sunday night in Ocean City, Maryland.

Criminal charges were filed against Henry in connection to the disappearance of 19-year-old Amari Wise.

In a criminal complaint, police say Henry is accused of shooting Wise with a handgun and then hiding the gun. He is charged with criminal homicide and tampering with evidence.

His father, 47-year-old Todd Henry, was charged with criminal conspiracy to commit homicide after the fact, obstruction of justice and tampering with evidence.

Wise was reported missing by his family on June 5.

Police searched a house in New Castle shortly after. Wise was not located, but investigators said they found evidence at the house.

New Castle police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Todd Henry or the body of Wise to contact them at (724) 656-9300.

Tips can also be left on their website.

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