murder

Operation Save Our City founder Rosalind Pichardo poses with a photograph or her brother, whose 2012 murder remains unsolved.
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Justin Udo
January 26, 2020 - 3:08 pm
An advocate for families of murder victims in Philadelphia has a chilling way to educate the public about her cause. The effort comes as the city is seeing a higher-than-usual murder rate in the first month of the year. Read more here.
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An investigator, Jennifer Merrigan, and Theophalis "Bilaal" Wilson.
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Flashpoint
January 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
A Philadelphia man is celebrating his freedom after serving 28 years behind bars for a triple murder he did not commit, and the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office has apologized, citing prosecutorial misconduct. Read more here.
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Jordan Oliver-Williams, Lashawna Dantzler, Zamir Burton, Zahmir Mason.
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
January 21, 2020 - 6:18 pm
Authorities have charged 4 people in connection with the fatal beating of a man found dead in a trash can last week in the city’s Logan neighborhood. Read more here.
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Tyseem Murray
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
January 21, 2020 - 5:05 pm
A teenager has been arrested for the murder of a corner store cashier earlier this month in South Philadephia — and charged in the execution-style murder of a 15-year-old back in October. Read more here.
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Damon Smoot
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Jim Melwert
January 21, 2020 - 10:48 am
Damon Smoot has confessed to killing Adam Brundage, who was last seen in 2004, according to a criminal compaint. Prosecutors say they have a deal worked out with Smoot, who will plead guilty to third-degree murder and be sentenced to 20 to 40 years in prison. Read more here.
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Philadelphia police
KYW Newsradio, file
Shara Dae Howard
January 16, 2020 - 7:13 pm
Authorities have identitfied the body of a man found in a trash bin in Philadelphia’s Olney section as 22-year-old Darius Cheeseboro. 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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Philadelphia police
KYW Newsradio, file
Tim Jimenez
January 16, 2020 - 7:35 am
Police say the discovery of a man's body in Southwest Philadelphia and the stabbing death of a woman in Germantown are connected, and the woman's foster son is considered to be the suspect. 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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Germantown house of Renee Gilllard, who was found stabbed in her tub
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Kristen Johanson
January 15, 2020 - 12:45 pm
Philadelphia authorities say there is a connection between the woman found stabbed to death in her bathtub in Germantown and two missing young men. The woman’s foster son may be the link. Read more here.
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