Aaron Pennington charged with homicide in spouse’s loss of life as search continues


Police have been looking for the 33-year-old Gardner resident since they discovered his spouse lifeless of their house Sunday morning.

Authorities charged Aaron Pennington with homicide in connection together with his spouse’s loss of life because the seek for the Gardner man continued Wednesday, in accordance with the Worcester County District Legal professional’s Workplace.

Police have been looking for the 33-year-old Air Drive veteran since Sunday morning once they discovered his spouse, 30-year-old Breanne Pennington, lifeless of their Cherry Road house. She died of a gunshot wound to the face. 

Courtroom paperwork associated to the homicide cost towards Aaron Pennington included just one new element in regards to the circumstances surrounding his spouse’s homicide. On Tuesday, investigators obtained a search warrant for his telephone, courtroom paperwork say.

The telephone contained a observe from 7:04 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, that reads “Don’t say something. … If she wakes up simply say you’re getting nasal spray/ Get on aspect of mattress – very shut proximity to go/ Put gap in her head,” in accordance with courtroom paperwork.

Gardner resident Aaron Pennington, 33, is needed for homicide in connection together with his spouse’s loss of life. – Worcester County District Legal professional’s Workplace

Authorities beforehand charged Aaron Pennington with carrying a firearm illegally. Courtroom paperwork associated to the cost revealed that investigators found the Penningtons had long-standing marital points, and that Breanne Pennington was planning on leaving her husband and taking their 4 younger youngsters together with her. 

The paperwork additionally stated Aaron Pennington had lengthy struggled with psychological well being points and had beforehand threatened suicide. 

In keeping with courtroom paperwork, the investigation into Breanne Pennington’s homicide started after their youngsters went to a neighbor’s home Sunday morning and the neighbor known as 911.

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Aaron Pennington’s automobile was found Monday night time in a wooded space close to a Boy Scout camp in Gardner.  

A number of police departments are looking for Pennington, together with Massachusetts State Police. State police utilized K9 and Air Wing items, however halted their search simply earlier than 5 p.m. Wednesday after combing 200 acres of dense woodland, they stated in a press launch. 

Pennington is described as a white man with blonde hair and blue eyes, and is believed to be roughly 6-foot-2 and 175 kilos, the DA’s workplace stated beforehand.

Anybody who sees Aaron Pennington or has details about the case is requested to name state police at 508-832-9124.