On 12/17/2022 Nathan Hurd, 31-year-old of Downingtown, PA, was taken into custody on an arrest warrant obtained by the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department, related to the death of a 33-year-old Westtown Township resident.
On 8/24/2022 the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department, Chester County Coroner’s Office, Chester County Detectives and Chester County District Attorney’s Office initiated an investigation into a suspected drug related death of the 33-year-old Westtown Township resident. After a 4-month long investigation, charges were filed and a warrant was issued for the arrest of Nathan Hurd, for his alleged involvement in the sale of a controlled substance that later resulted in the victim’s death. On 12/17/2022 the Pennsylvania State Police located and took Nathan Hurd into custody after conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle in Montgomery County, for an investigation unrelated to the Westtown Township investigation.
Nathan Hurd is currently being held at Chester County Prison, unable to post $500,000 cash bail. His preliminary hearing is scheduled before Magisterial District Judge Martin G. Goch on 12/28/2022 at 9:00 a.m.