Reward offered in arrest of Conneaut man wanted for murder, rape of 13-month-old girl

CONNEAUT, Ohio - A Conneaut man is wanted by the United States Marshals Service and Conneaut Police Department for aggravated murder and the rape of a 13-month-old girl.

Officials filed charges against Joshua Gurto, the boyfriend of the girl's mother.

The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering up to $5,000 for information that would lead to the capture of Gurto, who is now a fugitive.

Gurto is a white male, approximately 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 145 pounds. Gurto has a deformed right ear and misaligned jaw. Gurto has connections to Ashtabula County and western Pennsylvania.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-WANTED.

 

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