Canazaro Homicide Press Conference Set for Wednesday

Hilltown Township Police and Bucks County District Attorney's Office will ask the public's help for information developed during the murder investigation in January

Hilltown Township Police and the Bucks County District Attorney's Office are seeking the public's assistance for information on the murder of Joseph Canazaro on January 18 in Hilltown.

Hilltown Township Police Chief Christopher Englehart and District Attorney David Heckler will hold a press conference at noon at the Hilltown Township Police Building to "ask the public’s assistance for information developed during the investigation" of the home invasion and murder of Canazaro, according to a press release.

Canazaro, 48, was killed in his home at 321 Swartley Road on the morning of Jan. 18, where he resided with his girlfriend and two children.

Canazaro was the co-owner of Finn McCool's Tavern in Ambler Borough.

The suspects were described as a muscular Hispanic male, about five feet, nine inches tall, and a smaller Asian male wearing a black jacket and cargo pants. Both suspects were wearing masks and armed with handguns at the time of the incident.

They are believed to have fled in the victim's black Lincoln pickup truck, PA license plate ZCT9659, which belongs to the victims

The truck was eventually found later in the afternoon on Jan. 18 in Quakertown.

It was later revealed that Canazaro owed $10 million in debt to casinos, banks and the government.

More information will be available Wednesday afternoon.


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