COURT HOUSE - In an April 13 appearance before Superior Court
Judge Raymond Batten, Paul Olexa, 24, of Villas, entered a plea of
guilty to an accusation of manslaughter in the death of Samuel
Schmucker, 25, of Middle Township.
According to Olexa, Schmucker’s death was the result of a hunting
According to testimony provided to the court by
Olexa, Schmucker was killed in the early morning hours of Jan. 6,
2011 when a 12-gauge shotgun Olexa was carrying went off
accidentally, striking Schmucker.
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