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Murder Suspects Captured


January 6, 2022

Herald of Jan. 5, 1972

Two suspects in the murder of State Police Corporal John S. Valent were captured in Florida. Charles Howard Knisely, 20, and Mark Ray Geddes, 22, were returned to Pennsylvania on a chartered flight that landed at the Blair County Airport. Knisely was a graduate of Central High School and police conducted a manhunt for him in Martinsburg after the trooper’s death in December.

Three CHS graduates stationed in Viet Nam were reunited at a Bob Hope Show in Long Binh on Christmas Day. Spec. 4 H. Lynn Blattenberger of Martinsburg, Airman Jerre R. Hoover of Curryville, and...

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