Man 'shoved sword through woman' after argument and 'kept her dead body in his home for three days'

A MAN is accused of shoving a sword through a woman and keeping her dead body in his home for days following an argument, cops say.

Corey Quincy has been charged in the death of Rhonda Pearce.

Quincy, 21, and Pearce, 43, were engaged in a dispute over drugs, court documents say.

He allegedly became enraged to the point of physically assaulting Pearce, punching her in the face.

Pearce threatened to call the cops, court documents state, and that's when Quincy stabbed her with a "long, sharp sword."

Police say Quincy, of Shamokin, Pennsylvania, killed Pearce on April 5, but that her body was not found until three days later.


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Court documents state Quincy used more drugs after the murder while trying to figure out his next steps.

Police went to Quincy's home after being tipped off from the man's father.

Quincy's father allegedly called police over fears that his son was using drugs, The Daily Item reports.

When police arrived at Quincy's home on April 8, he told them the truth about the incident, adding that the crime scene was unchanged aside from him having dragged Pearce's body to another room, court documents state.

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He was then taken into custody.

Quincy was charged with charged with felony homicide and abuse of a corpse by Shamokin District Judge John Gembic. He was denied bail.

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"This is our community. You don't expect to see things like this happen in our community and it does and we have to deal with it as such," Shamokin Police Chief Ray Siko told WNEP.

Quincy remains at the Northumberland County Jail.

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