Area Police Searching For Two Homicide Suspect

They’re charged with killing an elderly Hancock, Md. woman.


HANCOCK, Md. (AP) – Police are searching for two suspects in connection with the death of an 81-year-old Maryland woman.

Lt. Greg Alton of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that authorities have obtained arrest warrants for 39-year-old Crystal Dawn Stanley and 42-year-old Jerry Wayne Smith Jr.

The two face charges including first-degree murder and armed robbery in connection with the case.

The body of Margaret Rose McAllister was discovered Friday at a residence in Hancock. Her death has been ruled a homicide following an autopsy performed Saturday by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore.

Anyone with additional information is being asked to contact deputies.