09 - 03 - 2010 Police charge 3rd suspect in connection with Centre Hall murder
(CDT) A man accused of helping a Bellefonte man escape from the scene of a homicide will face trial on the charges, after waiving his right to a hearing in court Wednesday. Police said 26-y/o Kermit Butts of Madisonburg knew that his friend, Ronald Heichel, was planning to shoot & kill 29-y/o Centre Hall father Samuel Boob, at Boobâs wifeâs request. Butts was charged with hindering prosecution & aggravated assault. Police came across the new information linking Butts to the case when concession stand workers returned to town for the Grange Fair. Heichel & Butts were both carnival workers at the fair last year.