(CNN) Connecticut State Cops had a message Tuesday for a college student believed of killing two individuals 4 days ago prior to fleeing the state.
” We desire you to be able to inform your story. We are here to listen to you. Your parents, your pals, all of us back here in Connecticut, want a serene end to this,” Lt. John Aiello stated at a news briefing Tuesday.
Authorities have actually said Peter Manfredonia, 23, is thought of killing one man and seriously hurting another on Friday early morning in Willington, Connecticut. He is also a suspect in the killing of a male acquaintance in Derby.
Aiello said that after talking with family and friends of the suspect, “We know this is not who you are.”
Manfredonia’s family is pleading for him to give up.
” Peter, from your moms and dads, who like you, please turn yourself in,” the attorney for Manfredonia’s household, Michael Dolan, said in a news conference Monday night.
Manfredonia, a University of Connecticut trainee, was last seen Sunday night in Pennsylvania. Authorities warned that he is “armed and hazardous.”
Last seen in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania State Authorities identified that Manfredonia was dropped off by an Uber in front of a Walmart store in East Stroudsburg on Sunday afternoon.
” Through interviews with the motorist and recuperated security camera footage, Troopers had the ability to determine that Manfredonia strolled behind Walmart and other organisations onto a set of train tracks and was still in belongings of a (duffel) bag full of guns he stole from a home invasion in Connecticut,” police said in a statement Tuesday morning.
” It is thought that Manfredonia does not have ties to the area and does not have a car. He may attempt to get flight sharing services, potentially through a 3rd party means, to leave the location,” cops stated.
Law enforcement in three states are searching for Manfredonia, who is believed to have moved through Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania throughout the weekend.
As Connecticut State Authorities warned the general public in a Facebook post not to approach him, Manfredonia’s household hopes for a more peaceful resolution.
” Now Peter, if you’re listening, you are loved. Your parents, your sis, your whole family loves you. No one desires any harm to come to you,” Dolan stated. “It is time to let the recovery procedure begin. It’s time to surrender. You have your moms and dads and your sisters and your household’s entire support.”
Dolan said the Manfredonia household asked him to reveal their “condolences to the families and enjoyed ones of those who have been injured and have actually suffered over the past a number of days by the occasions that have actually caused Peter’s flight from the area.”
Two killings and an abduction
Manfredonia is believed of eliminating a 62- year-old man and injuring another man “with an edged weapon” on Friday early morning in Willington, Connecticut State Police stated in a statement. A couple of hours later on they recognized Manfredonia as the suspect.
The departed guy was identified Tuesday as Theodore DeMers Sr. The other male remains in steady condition, state cops stated.
On Sunday, another man, Nicholas J. Eisle, 23, was found dead in his Derby house, according to Cannon fodder First Class Christine Jeltema. Eisle was an acquaintance of Manfredonia, who appears to have actually taken a black Volkswagen Jetta from Eisle’s house, state authorities said.
Cops believe another individual was drawn from the house and was later found unscathed in Paterson, New Jersey. The person, who determined Manfredonia, is back with their family in Connecticut, authorities stated.
The Volkswagen that Manfredonia was thought to have actually been driving was found in New Jersey near the Pennsylvania border, cops said.
Manfredonia is also suspected of having stolen another automobile, long guns and pistols from a house in Willington, on Sunday, according to cops. The cars and truck was discovered deserted in a state park, they said.
A UConn senior with the support of his moms and dads
Police said an intention for the attacks is still uncertain.
Manfredonia was a senior at the UConn joint School of Engineering/School of Business Management and Engineering for Management program, UConn spokesperson Stephanie Reitz said. He was not attending summer courses and has actually not been living on the school, Reitz stated.
The university touches with state cops and offering any assistance and details they can, Reitz stated.
” The university reveals its deepest, most genuine compassions to the victims and their families in this terrible, incomprehensible catastrophe. They are all in our thoughts,” stated Reitz.
Dolan, the lawyer, said that Manfredonia’s household has actually been supporting him through psychological health issues.
” You will not be shocked to hear that Peter has actually fought with mental health issues over the past numerous years,” Dolan added. “He sought the aid of a number of therapists and he’s had the assistance of his moms and dads and liked ones to assist him through those struggles.”