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Wayne Anthony Walker biography: 8 things about Linwood, Pennsylvania man


Wayne Anthony Walker is a black man from Pennsylvania, United States. Here are eight more things about him:

  1. He is a resident of Linwood, Pennsylvania.
  2. Aside from Linwood, he has lived in other parts of Pennsylvania including Marcus Hook and Norristown.
  3. On the evening of April 14, 1981, he, Denise Marie Pierson and several others attended a party at the house of Peter T. Horne in Marcus Hook, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. She went missing that night. On July 18, 1984, her skeletal remains were found near railroad tracks in Marcus Hooks. 
  4. He admitted to helping carry Pierson’s body to the train tracks, his former cellmate told investigators in August 1994.
  5. From 1994 to 1995, he gave investigators his account of what happened to Pierson on April 14, 1981. According to him, she became upset during a game called spin the stick that night and tried to leave Horne’s house so Horne hit her head with a billy club, tied her body in clothesline and put it in trash bags. He said he and two others helped Horne transport the body in a wheelbarrow to the train tracks in Marcus Hook where the body was hit with a railroad spike and covered by bushes. He claimed that Horne threatened him and the two other accomplices to keep quiet about the murder.
  6. Amid the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2021, he was incarcerated at George W. Hill Correctional Facility in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania.
  7. On February 11, 2022, he was charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder, third-degree murder, criminal homicide kidnapping and conspiracy for his alleged role in the murder of Pierson while he was still incarcerated at George W. Hill Correctional Facility on unrelated charges.
  8. He was 58 years old when he was charged with murder on February 11, 2022.

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