Massachusetts Man Wanted for Questioning in Wife’s Homicide: Considered Armed and Dangerous
Gardner, Massachusetts – A tragic incident unfolded in a quiet neighborhood in Gardner, Massachusetts, as authorities launched a manhunt for 33-year-old Aaron Pennington following the discovery of his wife, Breanne Pennington, deceased inside their Cherry Street home on Sunday. The Massachusetts Department of Children and Family Services (DCF) has taken custody of the four children who were in the home at the time of the incident.
Breanne Pennington, 30, was found dead under suspicious circumstances, prompting an urgent investigation. The Worcester District Attorney’s office revealed that Aaron Pennington is currently sought by Massachusetts State Police and Gardner Police for questioning in connection with the homicide.
Authorities are deeply concerned about Pennington’s potential danger, as they believe he may be armed with a firearm. In a Sunday Facebook post, the Gardner Police Department issued a warning, describing Pennington as “armed and dangerous.” They are urging residents to exercise extreme caution and not to approach him.
Pennington may be driving a white BMW 320 with Massachusetts veterans’ plate 8A30. Additionally, he might be using a Texas plate with the number DTZ3103 or a California plate with the number 6CWN728. Aaron Pennington is described as a 6-foot-2-inch tall white male, weighing approximately 175 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes.
Although Aaron Pennington’s LinkedIn profile suggests that he works for Raytheon, the company has stated that it does not have an employee by that name. His LinkedIn profile also indicates that he served in the U.S. Air Force.
Breanne Pennington’s social media posts suggested that the family had recently relocated from California to Gardner. She shared their excitement about purchasing a historic house on Cherry Street, built in 1880, and posted photos of the property. Other posts revealed the couple’s efforts to renovate the colonial revival-style home.
The Penningtons were also reported to be members of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints (LDS), according to Aaron’s social media posts. He expressed his love and admiration for his wife in public posts, describing her as the most “important human being on this earth” and a very smart individual.
Authorities are now seeking the public’s assistance in locating Aaron Pennington. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is urged not to approach him but to contact the Massachusetts State Police at 508-829-8236 or the Gardner Police Department at 978-632-5600.
This disturbing incident has left the community in shock and mourning the loss of Breanne Pennington while law enforcement agencies work diligently to uncover the circumstances surrounding her tragic death.