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Police Urge People to Stay Home as They Continue Their Search for a Highly Dangerous Criminal

Afouda Bamidele
May 22, 2021
02:00 A.M.
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The Chester County Police have asked residents to stay alert and indoors as their search for a highly dangerous individual continues. The person in question is wanted for involvement in a series of violent crimes.

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Police continue the search for 27-year-old Tyler Donnett Terry as the authorities have connected him to a series of crimes that included murder, amongst other criminal acts.

The Police have also urged residents of affected areas to stay indoors. The official account for the Chester County Sheriff's office tweeted Thursday, May 2021, that Terry is to be considered armed and dangerous.

A police car is seen leaving a station | Photo: Unsplash

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They used the medium to ask all residents to remove anything that could threaten their lives. Any suspicious movements or activities should also be reported to 911 immediately.

Authorities connected Terry to the May 2 murder of 35-year-old Thomas Durell Hardin in York. The York and Chester police department confirmed that Terry has always been a suspect in a Wednesday news report.

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Since detectives collected enough evidence, he is now liable to face charges. According to the press release, Adrienne Simpson, who allegedly drove the vehicle that transported Terry in the May 2 murder, has been charged with accessory.

Since Monday, the search for Terry has been ongoing, within which a police chase ended in a crash on Highway 9.

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On Wednesday, a body was found in Great Falls, South Carolina. The body was identified as Simpson's husband, Eugene'. His death was ruled as a homicide, but autopsy results are pending to determine the cause of death.

Investigators announced that Terry and Simpson are wanted for several crimes in South Carolina, including the murder of Simpson's husband and a high-speed chase which included sporadic shooting at police.

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Investigators got a first-hand look at the faces of Terry and Simpson through a surveillance video at a motel after they were tracked to a drug deal in North St. Louis City.

Since Monday, the search for Terry has been ongoing, within which a police chase ended in a crash on Highway 9. Deputies stated that Terry escaped, running into the woods, and has avoided arrest since then.

A yellow police line to keep people away from a crime scene | Photo: Pexels

The suspect was said to have fired shots at Chester County sheriff's deputies while riding as a passenger in a car. The driver of the vehicle, Simpson, got arrested at the scene and now faces multiple charges.

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