The body of a 21-year-old was found near the railroad tracks on the Capital Greenbelt near the PennDOT building in Harrisburg on Tuesday, and a 20-year-old was arrested in State College Wednesday in connection with the death.
the corpse of the young man was suspended in the air after getting entangled in wires along a concrete/stone section of the bridge.
Amtrak Police rushed to the scene after a call around 9:43 a.m. Tuesday near the railroad tracks south of the PennDOT building.
the victim 21-years-old Daniel Kelly was pronounced dead at the scene with several stabbing wounds to his upper body.
a day later a 20-year-old man was arrested in State College, it was revealed that he was with the victim before the stabbing incident, both of them were reportedly homeless.
Reeves admitted to the following during his interview:
On Dec. 3, Reeves stabbed Kelly with a knife, and dragged his body from where he committed the stabbing and ended up “throwing him over the bridge.” Kelly became entangled in wire and cable along a concrete portion of the bridge, leaving him suspended above the ground.
Reeves said he discarded the shoes he was wearing at the time of the stabbing due to them having blood on them, the crime occurred sometime after 3:30 p.m. Monday.
members of Harrisburg’s homeless community were all shocked by the incident as they knew both parts and shared meals with them in the city’s soup kitchen circuit.
Reeves is now being transported to Dauphin County to face charges of murder, tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse, motives for the crime are not revealed yet