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Woman faces trial in fatal shooting case

September 21, 2019 Digital Media Exclusive

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Bailey Ann Hines

A Butler County woman is headed for trial on charges stemming from the fatal shooting of a man during an alleged robbery in Westmoreland County.

Bailey Ann Hines, 24, of Butler Township was ordered held for court on homicide and other charges at a preliminary hearing Thursday in New Kensington.

District Judge Frank Pallone Jr., in the ruling, also dismissed a charge of conspiracy to commit homicide, following testimony at the hearing.

Hines and her alleged accomplice, Allen D. Herring, 32, of Braddock, Allegheny County, remain in the Westmoreland County Prison, each without bond.

According to court documents, Hines and Herring plotted to rob 35-year-old Gregory R. Wynkoop in Arnold on the evening of June 28.

A heavy-equipment operator, Wynkoop of East Franklin Township, Armstrong County, later died of a gunshot wound at Allegheny Valley Hospital in Natrona Heights. He was the married father of three children.

Read more in Sunday's Butler Eagle.

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