first-degree murder

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Jim Melwert
January 24, 2020 - 3:30 pm
A Montgomery County man who has been convicted of first-degree murder twice and given the death penalty three times for the same murder has been granted another trial. Read more here.
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Lawrence Crawley
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Jim Melwert
January 16, 2020 - 12:56 pm
The man on trial for stabbing and running over his ex-girlfriend outside her workplace in Whitemarsh Township has been found guilty. Read more here.
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Lawrence Crawley
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Jim Melwert
January 15, 2020 - 2:12 pm
As the trial continues for Lawrence Crawley, who is accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend in 2018, jurors listened to testimony on Wednesday from the state troopers who spotted him on the Pennsylvania Turnpike after the killing. Read more here.
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Lawrence Crawley
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Jim Melwert
January 14, 2020 - 1:38 pm
As the murder trial gets underway for the man accused of running over his ex-girlfriend repeatedly, prosecutors argued Tuesday that he planned out her murder, while the defense said those were the actions of a man who had emotionally lost control. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
December 29, 2019 - 9:06 am
A Montgomery County man is facing first-degree murder charges, accused of beating his father to death. Read more here.
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Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office
Jim Melwert
November 26, 2019 - 5:11 pm
An Elkton, Maryland man has been charged for allegedly killing his ex-girlfriend in her Huntingdon Valley home. Read more here.
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Hugo Villanueva-Morales, left, and Javier Alatorre
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October 07, 2019 - 2:08 pm
One of the two men accused of opening fire inside a Kansas bar early Sunday, killing four people and wounding five others, was arrested Sunday afternoon while the other remained at large. Read the latest here.
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Lawrence Crawley
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Jim Melwert
October 04, 2019 - 4:27 pm
The lawyer for a man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend, then running her over repeatedly, doesn’t want a jury to hear a statement he gave to detectives. Read more here.
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Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
September 27, 2019 - 2:22 pm
Bobbie Mitchell will spend the rest of his life in prison after he was found guilty of what prosecutors have called the brutal, execution-style murder of Siani Overby on Easter Sunday 2018. Read more here.
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Jonathan Harris
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Jim Melwert
August 06, 2019 - 5:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jonathan Harris, the man found guilty of first-degree murder for beating, strangling and killing a one-time Playboy model in her Ardmore condo last summer, has been sentenced to life, plus an additional 22.5 to 45 years in prison. Authorities say 36-year-old Christina...
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