Conneaut man wanted for murder, rape of 13-month-old girl spotted outside of Pittsburgh

Posted at 12:28 PM, Oct 26, 2017

A Conneaut man wanted by the U.S. Marshals for the murder and rape of a 13-month-old girl was spotted outside of Pittsburgh Wednesday night, police sources tell News 5.

The source tells News 5 a manhunt is underway in that area for 37-year-old Joshua Gurto.

Gurto has been on the run since he was charged with murder on Oct. 13.


That same day, he was spotted around 6 a.m. at a Get Go convenience store east of Girard, Pa. Later that day, he went back to the Giant Eagle with another unknown man. 

He was last seen on Oct. 25 around 4:30 p.m. at a Sheetz in Ohio Township, Pa. 

He then walked north on Red Mud Hollow Road, which runs parallel with Interstate 79. 

Anyone with information should call the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or Text keyword WANTED and tip to 84711