Jenna Smith Death – State police in Butler reported that a Pulaski Township husband and woman who were discovered dead on Monday, May 29, 2023, at a park-and-ride on US Route 19 apparently shot each other during an altercation. Police claimed to have discovered Jenna Christine Smith, 28, lying on the ground next to a car. Jacob Christian Smith, her husband, was discovered dead on the passenger side of the same car.
Husband and wife died after shooting in Pulaski
He was 31 years old and from Pulaski, Pennsylvania. According to Butler County trooper Bertha Cazy, the shootings allegedly took place inside the car. Both victims possessed firearms, according to the police, who stated they uncovered this during their investigation, and shots were fired. The pair was discovered unresponsive at the Muddy Creek Township Park and Ride, which is located just over the Lawrence County boundary in Butler County and is also off Route 422.
Cazy said that she was unaware of the Smiths’ presence at the park and ride. A homicide investigation is underway. Police claim that since this was an isolated incident, there is no danger to the public’s safety. Jacob Smith was involved in a recent New Castle state police investigation into a missing individual. Jacob’s parents phoned the police on the evening of April 12, according to Trooper Andrew Ungerman.
Jacob Christian Smith Missing
Police stated in a public information report that they were looking for Jacob. According to reports, he texted at around 4 p.m. on April 11 and that was his last known location. According to the story, Jacob was also thought to be suicidal and had said as much in a text message to his wife. Jacob was rumored to carry a gun frequently. Jacob called the police from Kentucky on April 14 at around 9 p.m. and claimed he was okay, according to Trooper Santino Napolitano.
Jenna Smith published a message on the Walkers Volunteer Search Party’s Facebook page as well during his absence. A group of citizens known as walkers lend a hand with neighborhood searches. Jenna wrote a letter to motorbike dealers in her post. Her husband had been missing for three days, she said. For her, he had sold both of his motorcycles in order to get the “most perfect ring.”
Jenna Christine Smith and Jacob Christian Smith’s obituaries will be released by their beloved families at a later date.
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