Thomas Evans Now Faces Homicide in the Death of his Wife Tara Evans

September 18, 2020 - 10:04 am
Thomas Evans Charged with Homicide in Death of Tara Evans

Scranton Police Department

Scranton Police and the Lackawanna County District Attorney's office have announced a charge of Criminal Homicide has been filed against Thomas Evans. It's in connection with the discovery of his wife Tara Evans dead in the couples home on North Sumner Ave earlier this week. Evans has been behind bars in the Lackawanna County Prison since the inciden,t on charges of stealing a fire arm and possessing a firearm since he is a felon. After further investigation the homicide charge was added. According to court papers the woman had been stabbed then shot and her body wrapped in plastic wrap. She was found in a trunk in the home. Evans was also charged with attempted homicide while in jail for allegedly attacking another inmate earlier this week. 

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