James Wesley Lynch IV, 38, of Mansfield, was back in court yesterday, May 31st, for a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge James E. Carlson. Lynch had been charged in shooting Derrick Riecco at the Bare A Bar in Blossburg. He was working on the natural gas pipeline. He was captured in Texas and extradited back to PA.
He faces numerous charges, including attempted homicide. Lynch was given a continuance, with next preliminary hearing scheduled for July 7th 2017 at 9AM, also before Magisterial District Judge James E. Carlson.
Here is his court record:
Here are the reports on the original incident and eventual capture of Lynch: