murder

Jacob Sullivan
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 01, 2020 - 12:44 pm
The man who was sentenced to death for killing his girlfriend's 14-year-old foster daughter in what was described by prosecutors as a "rape murder fantasy" has died in prison.
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Cpl. James O'Connor
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
April 17, 2020 - 5:07 pm
Two more men have been charged with the murder of Philadelphia SWAT Sgt. James O’Connor, who was killed more than a month ago while serving a homicide warrant. Read more here.
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Michael Hatfield
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
April 13, 2020 - 2:37 pm
A 69-year-old Pottstown man is facing murder charges, after he was accused of strangling his 71-year-old wife with an extension cord. Read more here.
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Hassan Elliott
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
March 19, 2020 - 1:22 pm
Authorities have charged Hassan Elliott with the murder of Philadelphia Police Officer James O’Connor. Read more here.
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Gavel in a courtroom.
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Kristen Johanson
March 03, 2020 - 5:33 pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has named the "special master to investigate" how the Mumia Abu-Jamal case is being handled by the Philadelphia District Attorney, and how the investigation will play out. The judge is no stranger to high profile cases. Read more here.
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Razique Bumpas
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
February 25, 2020 - 9:53 am
A Philadelphia man has been charged with murdering a pregnant woman and her unborn child, but police are still looking for someone else. Read more here.
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
February 24, 2020 - 4:16 pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will appoint a special investigator to look into how the Mumia Abu-Jamal case is being handled by Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner. Read more here.
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Joel Saint-Fort and Charles Davis
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
February 21, 2020 - 12:24 pm
A man and a teenager have been charged with the murder of a young woman, who was shot and killed earlier this week in front of a North Philadelphia Catholic school. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw at her first City Council hearing.
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Pat Loeb
February 21, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia's new police commissioner made her first appearance in City Council Thursday, testifying at a hearing of the Special Committee on Gun Violence Prevention. Read more here.
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Shana Decree, 45, and her daughter Dominique Decree, 19, are charged with five counts of murder and conspiracy.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
February 18, 2020 - 2:11 pm
Nearly one year after a mother and daughter were charged with killing five family members in a small Morrisville apartment, the pair made their first appearance in Bucks County court, where they both pleaded not guilty. Read more here.
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