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Murder Suspect Sighted in Cumberland

October 1st, 2021 by WCBC Radio

A Cumberland man wanted for killing an elderly woman in her South End home Wednesday evening is also a suspect in the shooting deaths of two people in Ellicott City. Jeffrey Allen Burnham, 46, remains at large. Burnham was sighted about 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Irons Mountain area east of Cumberland driving the red Corvette, city police said Friday morning.

The first victim, Rebecca Reynolds, 83, was found in her residence in the 500 block of Fourth Street around 7:20 p.m. Wednesday. Her death was ruled a homicide by the state medical examiner’s office. Howard County authorities said Thursday evening that Burnham was now also wanted in the shooting deaths of his brother, 58-year-old Brian Robinette and 57-year-old Kelly Sue Robinette. Police said Reynolds’ vehicle was found in Howard County and Burnham was believed now to be driving a 2007 red Chevrolet Corvette. Police believe all three victims were targeted and known to Burnham. Howard County police said late Thursday a $10,000 reward was being offered for information leading to Burnham's arrest.