Murder Charges Filed For Accused Cop Killer - FOX 29 News Philadelphia | WTXF-TV

Murder Charges Filed For Accused Cop Killer, Search On For 2nd Suspect

Posted: Updated:
Rafael Jones and Chancier McFarland/Philadelphia Police Department Rafael Jones and Chancier McFarland/Philadelphia Police Department
PHILADELPHIA -

Philadelphia Police say murder charges have been filed for the man accused of killing Philadelphia Police Officer Moses Walker, Jr.

Rafael Jones, has now officially been charged in connection with the murder of Officer Walker.

Police made the announcement during a 1 p.m. news conference Friday.

Police say they are now searching for the second suspect in this case, 19-year-old Chancier McFarland. The second suspect is described as being 5'11" tall, weighing 180 pounds.

Police stressed to reporters that the second suspect is considered armed and "extremely dangerous."

Jones was taken into custody earlier this week, but reports were that he was not cooperating. But on Thursday night, Jones gave police a statement. Police would not elaborate on what he said.

Officer Walker was gunned down Saturday morning while walking home from his shift in North Philadelphia.

If you have any information, police would like to call 215.686.3344.

Stay with FOX 29 News and myfoxphilly.com for updates to this story.

 

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • New Jersey Man Accused Of Killing Girlfriend Appears In Court

    New Jersey Man Accused Of Killing Girlfriend Appears In Court

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:22:24 GMT
    A man accused of killing his girlfriend and then dumping her body along a roadside in New Jersey appeared in court on Wednesday.U.S. Marshals picked up 52-year old Kevin Ambrose a few days ago.
    A man accused of killing his girlfriend and then dumping her body along a roadside in New Jersey appeared in court on Wednesday.U.S. Marshals picked up 52-year old Kevin Ambrose a few days ago.
  • Man Hospitalized After Police-Involved Shooting In North Philadelphia

    Man Hospitalized After Police-Involved Shooting In North Philadelphia

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:13:31 GMT
    SkyFOX is over the 3200 block of Page Street where Philadelphia Police say they shot a suspect.SkyFOX is over the 3200 block of Page Street where Philadelphia Police say they shot a suspect.
    SkyFOX is over the 3200 block of Page Street where Philadelphia Police say they shot a suspect.
    SkyFOX is over the 3200 block of Page Street where Philadelphia Police say they shot a suspect.
  • Police: Kids Threw Basketballs At Surveillance Cameras

    Police: Kids Threw Basketballs At Surveillance Cameras

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:41:36 GMT

    Gloucester Township police are asking for the public's assistance with identifying a group of kids who threw basketballs at police surveillance cameras.

    Gloucester Township police are asking for the public's assistance with identifying a group of kids who threw basketballs at police surveillance cameras.

Powered by WorldNow

WTXF-TV
330 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2796

Phone: (215) 925-2929
Fax: (215) 982-5494

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices