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Cumberland man wanted for three murders across Howard, Allegany County

Jeffrey Allen Burnham
Jeffrey Allen Burnham
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Posted at 5:37 PM, Sep 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-01 06:19:22-04

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. — Howard County police are looking for a suspect believed to be involved in three murders across the state.

Police say 46-year-old Jeffrey Allen Burnham is wanted in the shooting death of two people believed to be family members in the 5300 block of Kerger Road as well as an additional murder in Allegany County.

They say the Cumberland man drove to Ellicott City after committing a homicide on Wednesday night in the 500 block of Fourth Street in Cumberland.

In that case, officers found a 83-year-old woman, Rebecca Reynolds, dead inside a home.

Police say Burnham stole the victim’s car before leaving it near Kerger Road.

After locating the vehicle, it was found that his family members lived in the area. After making entry into their home, officials found the additional two victims.

Those victims were identified as 58-year-old Brian Robinette and 57-year-old Kelly Sue Robinette.

The stolen vehicle remains at the scene, but police believe he is now driving a 2007 red Chevrolet Corvette with a black top and tags MD/8BX5121.

Detectives have not determined when the victims were killed but believe that all three people were targeted and known to Burnham.

Burnham is described as a white male, 5-foot-3, 170 pounds with brown hair. Anyone who sees this suspect or vehicle is urged to call 911 immediately.

Burnham is considered to be armed and dangerous.

Investigators are also offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the suspect.