Police search for answers in 1972 Franklin County cold case

WILLOW HILL, Pa. (WHTM) – Pennsylvania State Police are still searching for answers in a 1972 murder in Franklin County.

Police found the body of Morgan Peters Jr. face down in a small gully about 55 feet north of the Pennsylvania Turnpike near milepost 189 on Sept. 18, 1972.

Peters died of a gunshot wound. He was last seen driving through a toll booth.

His truck was found on the turnpike near milepost 171. The truck windows were smashed and police found bullet casings nearby.

If you have any information on this crime, you can call Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers at 1-800-4PA-TIPS. Callers are anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward.

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