Gardner, Massachusetts – A peaceful family’s life has been shattered as a horrifying crime scene unfolds. Their Massachusetts home was shattered when Breanne Pennington, a 30-year-old mother of four, was found dead from a gunshot wound, and her husband, Aaron Pennington, is now the prime suspect in her brutal murder.
The gruesome discovery was made on Sunday morning when Breanne Pennington was found shot in the face at their residence on Cherry Street in Gardner, MA.
Authorities have launched a statewide manhunt for Aaron Pennington, aged 33. The Massachusetts State Police are urgently seeking his whereabouts. In a press release on Monday, they described him as “armed and dangerous.” The public has been advised not to approach him but to immediately contact 911 if they have any information on his location.
Aaron Pennington is not only the prime suspect in his wife’s murder but is also accused of unlawfully possessing a firearm without a license to carry. Heartbreakingly, the couple’s four children were reportedly in the house and heard their mother’s last moments.
This tragic event has left the community in shock and concern. Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early stated, “We’re concerned… Everyone should be on alert.” He also reassured them that the children were safe.
Witnesses close to the family have revealed that Breanne Pennington was planning to move to Texas with the children, which Aaron Pennington apparently opposed.
According to the police, surveillance footage shows that Aaron Pennington left the residence’s driveway in a 2013 BMW 320 sedan at 8:50 a.m. He is described as 6’2″, weighing approximately 175 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes.
The case has sent shockwaves through the community, with friends of Breanne Pennington expressing their grief and disbelief. All four children are currently in state custody.
This tragic event serves as a stark reminder of the importance of addressing mental health issues and conflicts within relationships. The authorities are doing everything in their power to locate Aaron Pennington and ensure justice for this heartbreaking crime.