A Lewisburg man was fatally stabbed on Saturday, March 4th, and a Mifflinburg man has been charged with criminal homicide in connection with the crime.
32-year-old Terrel Ralick Jordan allegedly stabbed 28-year-old Aaron Boone outside of a Lewisburg residence at 48 South Seventh Street at approximately 10:30 p.m. Police who arrived on scene discovered Boone bleeding on the ground in the front yard of the home. According to police, Boone was declared deceased at the Evangelical Community Hospital at 11:20 p.m. According to the coroner in Union County, Boone died from numerous stab wounds.
According to a news release from the Buffalo Valley Regional Police Department (BVRP), the Mifflinburg Police Department took Jordan into custody “without incident” on Sunday, March 5th. Jordan had been seen by the police station shortly before his arrest.
The caller who reported the crime stated that the victim was knocking loudly on his door, according to an affidavit. Terrell Lehman and Bradley Miller, who are patrolmen with the BVRP, were the responding officers. According to Miller in a criminal complaint, [Boone] was conscious and in respiratory distress.” When Miller asked Boone who committed the crime, Boone replied that he was unable to breathe. Miller stated the following in the criminal complaint, “I assured him that EMS was coming to help him… I advised him that his injury was serious and that he may not survive.” When Miller repeated the question, Boone responded that it was Terrel Jordan who stabbed him. Afterwards, Boone could not reply to anymore questions due to his declining condition.
A blood trail led police officers to 103 South Seventh Street. Derrick Pouncey, who lives at the residence, told police that Jordan is the son of his girlfriend. Pouncey further explained that Jordan stays at the home on and off. According to what Pouncey told police, he did not hear anything going on as he had on headphones during a bath. When Pouncey was asked if Jordan was in the residence, he replied that he did not know. However, Pouncey did say that he heard Jordan walking on the stairs. Police did not find Jordan in the home at that time. If you know anything about this crime, you should call Miller at (570) 524-4302.
Jordan faces a criminal homicide charge. The charge was filed in Magisterial District Court 17-3-01. Jordan’s preliminary arraignment was on Sunday, March 5th, in front of Magisterial District Judge Lori R. Hackenberg. His preliminary hearing is on April 13th, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., in front of Magisterial District Judge Leo S. Armbruster.
Jordan is currently in Union County Prison. He is not eligible for bail due to a “non bailable offense.” Please remember that the accused is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.