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Kristen Johanson
June 05, 2019 - 6:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Despite repeated attempts from defense attorneys to toss the case, a Philadelphia judge has upheld murder charges against two men accused of bounding and shooting a couple nearly a decade ago in West Philly — the case, prosecutors say, is tied together by a piece of...
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Jahlil Porter
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 07, 2019 - 1:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the men accused of murdering four people inside a West Philadelphia basement in November 2018 has waived his preliminary hearing. Jahlil Porter will now move to the higher Court of Common Pleas. He is charged with murder, conspiracy, robbery and gun offenses in...
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A man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and other offenses after police say he killed another man with a single punch during an argument over an unleashed dog.
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
March 13, 2019 - 11:26 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The case of a man accused of throwing a deadly punch can now proceed to trial. Dressed in a black suit, 24-year-old Matthew Oropeza agreed to waive his preliminary hearing on charges of involuntary manslaughter, terroristic threats, simple assault and recklessly...
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