Suspect charged with killing New Castle woman found in Sharon

Roy Lee Johnson, 52, is charged with criminal homicide

Roy Lee Johnson
Roy Lee Johnson

SHARON, Pa., (WKBN) – A New Castle man is charged with killing a woman, found dead in a car in Sharon on Monday night.

Roy Lee Johnson, 52 — aka Duncan Lowe — is charged with criminal homicide.

Sharon Police Chief Edward Stabile said Johnson shot 30-year-old Sierra Madison while she sat in her vehicle behind a business in the 600 block of Stambaugh Avenue.

According to a coroner’s report released Tuesday, Madison died of multiple gunshot wounds, with the cause of death being a shot to the chest. The coroner has ruled her death a homicide.

Police said Johnson was injured at some point. He is being treated under guard at a hospital in Pittsburgh.

Chief Stabile said the cause of Johnson’s injury is also under investigation.


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