Harold David Haulman Biography, Wiki, Age, Net Worth
Authorities found the body of a missing Pennsylvania woman Erica Shultz after a man Harold David Haulman iii who met her online reportedly admitted to killing her.
Penn Live reported that 26-year-old Erica Shultz’s sister disappeared in Bloomberg on December 6 and was unable to come to work. Investigators searched Shultz’s cell phone and noticed a large number of calls and messages coming to someone close to Interstate 80, close to the 219 mile mark.
Researchers determined that Schultz, who was autistic, communicated with Harold D. Haulman III, 42, a reported transient event, through an online dating app.
PA Homepage reported that officials had determined on December 4 that Haulman’s cell phone was in Shultz’s apartment on Railroad Street. Both Schultz and Haulman traveled along Interstate 80, according to cell phone records. Schultz’s phone went dead in the Milton area.
On December 23, FBI agents contacted Haulman and questioned him about Schultz. Initially, Haulman denied knowing where Shultz was. He did not come for a follow-up meeting later.
On Christmas Day agents followed Haulman’s cell phone to his wife’s home in Duncananannon. The next day, the authorities saw him walking on the railroad tracks in Duncanannon. According to the police, Haulman cut off his arms with a utility knife, leaving the following message:
“I want to kill myself” and “I have to die for my sins.”
Authorities took Haulman to a district hospital, where he wanted his cell phone and glasses. He then opened Google Maps on his phone and showed the investigators where to find the victim. Shultz’s body was later found at the intersection of Interstate 80 and 81.
Haulman allegedly confessed to investigators that he was walking through the woods with Shultz and when he started beating him in the head with a hammer. Later, Haulman allegedly stabbed Shultz several times with a kitchen knife.
Fox 56 reported that one of Shultz’s friends said that Shultz used a lot of dating apps to meet people. One of the guys whom Shultz referred to as “Dave” reportedly told him that he wanted “to pack everything and go with him.”
Shultz’s friend warned him to be careful and warned him to use the dating app, but Shultz decided to meet with “Dave” to “see how things are going”.
On December 5th, Shultz met by his date. The next day he stopped answering calls and messages.
After Haulman admitted to the murder, he told investigators that he had sex with Shultz once but did not want to be associated with him. He added that he had a problem with him and that he was thinking of killing others, but he never gotten through it.
Haulman was arrested and charged with abusing a body, criminal murder, and kidnapping. He stays behind bars without bail.