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Danelle Geier

Danelle Geier

Danelle Geier was a resident of Lemont, Pennsylvania. She had a son, and lived with Ronald Bettig, a professor at Pennsylvania State University. She is also acquainted with George Ishler. [0]

Murder of Ronald Bettig

On August 12, 2016 Danelle Geier and George Ishler alledgedly murdered Ronald Bettig by pushing him off a cliff at a quarry. [1]

They committed the murder and staged it as an accident since Ronald Bettig had just signed his will and they believed they would benefit financially from his death. [0]

They both face charges of first- and third-degree murder, aggravated assault and tampering with evidence.

Danelle is also faces a charge of conspiracy to commit murder.


The pair told Ronald Bettig to come with them to the Blackhawk Quarry in Potter Township, Pennsylvania since they believed they could grow marijuana there. While there George pushed Ronald off a cliff in the quarry killing him. [0]

After hearing a "crunch" and believing he was dead the couple left the scene.

They later came back with possessions from Ronald's house used them to stage his death as an accident.


The three days after the killing the pair reported him missing saying that they believe Ronald had gone missing.


Danelle and George had originally planned on murdering Ronald by drowning him at Rehoboth beach, but later changed their plan to killing him at a quarry. [0]


Citation Linkbradenton.comArticle about the murder
Aug 21, 2016, 11:50 PM
Citation Linkwjactv.comArticle about the killing
Aug 21, 2016, 11:51 PM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of the victim Ronald Bettig
Aug 22, 2016, 12:49 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of her co-conspirator George Ishler
Aug 22, 2016, 12:51 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of the quarry where Danelle and George Ishler murdered Ronald Bettig
Aug 22, 2016, 12:52 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comMugshot of Danelle
Aug 22, 2016, 12:52 AM