Lancaster County District Attorney Heather Adams called it an “extraordinarily rare” crime.
Lancaster County News
Mary Stamos remembers looking out at the dandelions growing in her yard with a feeling of despair — not because the flower-sporting weeds were taking over her pristine, grassy lawn, but because they looked so weird.
Justo Smoker pleaded guilty to third-degree murder, kidnapping and related charges in the death of Linda Stoltzfoos, the 18-year-old Amish woman abducted less than a half-mile from her family's home as she was walking back from church in Upper Leacock Township last June.
Bound by chains and standing in front of the parents of the woman he killed, Justo Smoker pleaded guilty to third-degree murder, kidnapping and other charges relating to the abduction and murder of 18-year-old Linda Stoltzfoos.
It took nearly 60 years for Ed and Carol Stoudt to gather their collection of memorabilia at their Adamstown antiques mall and restaurant, then just a few hours to auction it all off Saturday morning.