Preliminary hearing on murder, firearm charges is continued

Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

LANCASTER—The preliminary hearing of accused murderer Matthew S. Chapman, 38, of White Stone was continued last week at the request of the defense.

Chapman appeared before Judge John S. Martin in Lancaster County General District Court Wednesday, June 3, and is accused of first degree murder and use of a firearm in a felony in the March 18 shooting death of John Carter Gordon, 43, of Kilmarnock. Gordon was shot at Chapman’s residence in…[to-view-more]