Coudersport murder shocks music community, leaves Wellsville orchestra members with sense of disbeliefBy Brian Quinn
“They were longtime performers with our group. They traveled to Wellsville from Coudersport (Pa.) for many rehearsals and many concerts over the years,” WPAO member Carol English recalled Tuesday afternoon. “We had the utmost respect for both of them.”
The events of Sunday have left orchestra members, among others, in shock, English said. Eldred, 52, faces first-degree murder and other charges for allegedly fatally shooting Sitler, 53, during a service at First United Presbyterian Church in Coudersport. He has been jailed in lieu of bail.
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