Man wanted for Strasburg murders accused of armed robbery at West Virginia store

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KANAWHA COUNTY, West Virginia – Robert Clark, 29, is wanted in Ohio for the murders of Doyle, 88, and Lillian Chumney, 79, and is now also wanted in connection with an armed robbery in West Virginia, according to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

The robbery took place in West Virginia at the Little General BP around 5 p.m. Saturday. Authorities say Clark was with Jeffrey Caley, 28, and Tabatha Hazel, 26, also from Canton, Ohio. 

Three warrants were issued Saturday night after the robbery, which included the three suspects possessing a shotgun and pistol.

Robert Clark. Courtesy Tuscarawas County Sheriff's Office.

Robert Clark. Courtesy Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to call 304-357-0169

In connection with the Strasburg murders, Jeffery Craig Stewart, 21, was arrested Saturday  and charged with murder while police were searching for Clark, who was implicated by a statement made from Stewart, according to the Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Office.

Just two days after the Chumneys were reported missing from their home, the couple was found inside their burned car in Bakersville.

A task force was assembled to help investigate the crime with members from the Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office, Strasburg Police Department, Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Office, Coshocton County Prosecutor’s Office, Tuscarawas County Prosecutor’s Office, and the Coshocton County Coroner’s Office.

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