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Human Remains Identified, Man Charged

State Police say the body found in Perry Township Jefferson County is 33-year-old Chet Haddow.
Murder Suspect: Michael Shugars
Murder Suspect: Michael Shugars

HAMILTON, JEFFERSON COUNTY - State Police say the body found in Perry Township Jefferson County is 33-year-old Chet Haddow.

Police Believe his friend and fellow Punxsutawney resident Michael Shugars killed him, cut up his body and put it in the Mahoning Creek.

Police were called to search the creek after fishermen found Haddows arm on Sunday night.

State Police, a forensic team from Mercyhurst College and the Punxsytawney Dive Team were Back on scene Monday morning looking for more clues.

At a press conference Tuesday afternoon the District Attorney made the announcement about the arrest.

Shugars is in the Jefferson County Jail facing homicide charges, tampering with evidence and abusing a corpse.

Police are still investigating a motive.

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