Suspect Arrested in 1996 Murder of Maryland Teen

stacy_hoffmasterThe Frederick News-Post reports that an arrest has been made in the 1996 rape and murder of a Maryland teen.

Lloyd Harris was charged yesterday via a grand jury indictment with first-degree murder, first-degree rape and a third-degree sex offense in connection to the death of 15-year-old Stacy Lynn Hoffmaster, who was found strangled to death in a wooded area off I-70 on December 23, 1996. He is currently awaiting extradition to Frederick County.

Lt. Clark Pennington said Harris has been part of the investigation for many years, noting that he lived in the wooded area where Hoffmaster’s body was discovered. Pennington further stated that he believed the suspect and victim knew each other.

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