Police arrest teen in motel homicide

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East Lampeter Township police made an arrest Saturday in a homicide that occurred outside a Lancaster County hotel.

George Dower-Hinton Jr., 19, was taken into custody on S. Duke Street in Lancaster after police issued a warrant for his arrest. He is charged with criminal homicide.

According to police, Dower-Hinton stabbed Jeffrey Brent to death in the parking lot of the Budget Host Inn on the 2100-block of Lincoln Highway East in the early morning hours of December 9.

Investigators have not released a possible motive, but said interviews with witnesses and tips from the public helped lead them to their suspect.

Dower-Hinton is currently in Lancaster County Prison.

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