Pennsylvania State Police Searches for Chester County Fugitive

Kevin Jay PurnellKevin Jay Purnell (Submitted Image)

WEST CHESTER, PA — Do you know the whereabouts of 51-year-old Kevin Jay Purnell “Big Kev”? The Pennsylvania State Police Fugitive Task Force, in conjunction with the Chester County Sheriff’s Office, is asking for your help in locating him.

Purnell is wanted for Rape, Indecent Assault, and Corruption of a Minor. His last known address was in New Castle, Delaware, but he is known to frequent the Coatesville area in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, anonymously contact the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477). You may be eligible for a reward.

Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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