1 dead after incident in Berne

Austin S. Griffith, 34, Berne, was arrested Thursday by sheriff’s deputies and charged with murder. He is being held without bond.
JANNAYA ANDREWS

Updated to include victim's name and cause of death

More information has been released in the Thursday night murder in Berne.
Adams County Coroner Leslie Cook has identified the victim as Kayla N. Bentley, 34. Cook said the cause of death has been determined as multiple sharp force injuries and has been ruled a homicide.
Police responded to a call for help at the Continental Village Apartments around 8 p.m. Thursday, according to a spokesman. Very little information is available at this time; however, Adams County Prosecutor Jeremy Brown said he is currently working on finalizing the charges.
Adams County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Austin S. Griffith, 34, Berne, in connection with the incident and charged him with murder. He is being held without bond in the Adams County jail.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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