murder charges

Courtesy of the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 25-year-old Pottstown man will spend decades behind bars as part of a guilty plea to raping his ex-girlfriend and stabbing her new lover. Sean Emmell pleaded guilty Monday to 3rd degree murder and rape and was sentenced to 22-and-a-half to 45 years in state...
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Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
March 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Police have arrested the former boyfriend of a Philadelphia woman, found dead in Montgomery County 30 years ago. It was November 1, 1988 state police found the body of 31-year-old Debra Wiggins, who had been missing for two months, along the side of Route 309 in...
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Sean Emmell, 24, is charged with the murder of 20-year-old Joshua Shupard.
Montgomery County Office of the District Attorney
Jim Melwert
February 11, 2019 - 4:43 pm
POTTSTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Pottstown man is ordered to stand trial on charges he stabbed and killed his ex-girlfriend’s new love interest when that man tried to come to her rescue. Sean Emmell will face trial on charges of first- or third-degree murder in the death of Joshua Shupard, along...
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Dreamstime
Kristen Johanson
February 04, 2019 - 7:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jurors will be back in court Tuesday to decide the fate of a Philadelphia man prosecutors call a "predator" of transgender women. Matthew White, 34, is accused of targeting and robbing transgender escorts and killing one's boyfriend two years ago. The defense say he...
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Kristen Johanson
January 28, 2019 - 8:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The trial of a man accused of murdering another and preying on transgender women began Monday, and authorities say they linked him to the crime through Facebook. Prosecutors say Matthew White shot and killed Barry Jones, the boyfriend of a transgender woman who worked...
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Sean Emmell, 24, is charged with the murder of 20-year-old Joshua Shupard.
Montgomery County Office of the District Attorney
Jim Melwert
January 09, 2019 - 5:54 pm
POTTSTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Pottstown man is charged with first-degree murder after a man he stabbed earlier this month died from his injuries. Sean Emmell, 24, is charged with the murder of 20-year-old Joshua Shupard. According to court documents, Shupard was asked by his girlfriend to keep...
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William Herring and Brianna Brochhausen
Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office
Kim Glovas
July 17, 2018 - 4:20 pm
BURLINGTON COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A Burlington County couple have been charged with murder in connection with the suffocation and death of their 4-month-old son in February. William Herring, 42, and Brianna Brochhausen, 22, were taken into custody Monday by New Jersey State Police. The...
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David Grier
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
June 12, 2018 - 3:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Charges have been upheld against the man accused of murdering a beloved art student in Cobbs Creek in November. David Grier, 22, will face a murder trial, despite his defense attorney arguing there wasn't enough evidence to sustain the case. Prosecutors showed...
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