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Man facing gun charge in connection with homicide

Published On: Jul 19 2012 08:00:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 20 2012 06:54:37 PM EDT

Police in Schuylkill County have made a gun arrest in connection with a homicide case.

CRESSONA, Pa. -

Police in Schuylkill County have made a gun arrest in connection with a homicide case.

They've arrested Mark Barton, 47, of Cressona.

Investigators say he sold a gun to Keith Reber without completing the proper transfer.

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You'll recall Reber is one of two men facing homicide charges in the death of Bryan Smith.

He was found tied to a tree and gagged in South Manheim Township in May.

Police say Reber and another man, Daniel Dull, confessed to the crime.