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News Eagle - Hawley, PA
  •  Man charged with murder of his brother

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  • By Peter BeckerManaging EditorTwo brothers in White Mills were arguing Saturday night, resulting in the younger sibling shooting and killing the other, said State Police, Honesdale.Benjamin Kiefer, age 30, was taken into custody that night and charged with one count of Criminal Homicide. He was lodged in Wayne County Correctional Facility.He is accused of murdering his 34-year old brother Kenneth Kiefer.Both lived at the family residence on Bucks Cove Road, Texas Township.According to the State Police Criminal Investigation Unit, at approximately 10:56 p.m. on March 23, State Police responded to a shooting that occurred at the house. During a domestic dispute, the accused allegedly shot the victim multiple times with a handgun. The victim was deceased upon arrival of the troopers.The accused was on scene and immediately taken into custody.

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