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Merritt Dudas charged in murder of longtime friend Drew Ferguson

Published On: Nov 20 2013 07:45:50 AM EST   Updated On: Nov 21 2013 07:45:00 PM EST

Arrest in Malvern murder


Chester County police have made an arrest in the murder of a man with ties to Berks County.

Police say 21-year-old Drew Ferguson was shot and killed at his home in Malvern Friday.

Authorities found Ferguson's body in a sleeping bag on Monday.

Police charged his longtime friend Merritt Dudas with the crime after they found Ferguson's belongings and car at his home.


One of the victim's friends told our news partner WPVI that Ferguson loved cars and was working at a shop in Reading.