Mansfield police issue arrest warrant for murder suspect

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Anthony Perry. Courtesy Mansfield police.

MANSFIELD, Ohio– Police have issued an arrest warrant for Anthony Perry of Mansfield.

On Friday night, police responded to Howard Street for a call of shots fired.

Officers arrived, finding J.D. Valdry inside a car with several gunshot wounds.

Valdry was taken to Ohio Health Mansfield Hospital where he died from his injuries.

After a short investigation, officers determined that Anthony Perry was the suspect in Valdry’s murder.

A warrant has been issued and anyone with information about Perry’s whereabouts should contact Mansfield police. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

Detective Rich Miller of the Mansfield Division of Police Major Crimes Unit has been assigned the case and can be reached at (419) 755-9758. Those with information may, also, contact Lt. Rob Skropits at 419-755-9755.


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