Suspect Captured in May 2017 Swissvale Homicide


PITTSBURGH – William H. Smoot, 19, was arrested this morning at approximately 6:30 a.m. by the U.S. Marshall’s Fugitive Task Force at a residence in the Hill District.

Smoot was taken to the Allegheny County Jail where he is awaiting arraignment on charges of homicide, robbery, weapons violations, and reckless endangering another person. The charges are related to a homicide that occurred in Swissvale Borough on May 18, 2017 in which a 17-year-old male was shot and killed.