Plea hearing for a man charged with murder
LEWISBURG – A plea hearing is set for Thursday for a Mifflinburg man charged with killing a Millmont man in June. The Daily Item reports 28-year-old Justin Richard is scheduled to enter a plea in Union County Court next week. Union County District Attorney Pete Johnson declined to discuss the plea.
Richard and co-defendant 38-year-old Herbert Tiebout of Sunbury, were both charged with second and third degree murder in the death of 52-year-old Randy Sampsell. Police say Sampsell was shot in his home on Buffalo Creek Road in June.
Two other suspects involved in the homicide have not been identified. Tiebout and Richard are also charged with assaulting Scott Vonneida o