third-degree murder

Chinatown
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Kristen Johanson
June 11, 2019 - 4:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For about the 10th time since Brett Berdini was attacked by a mob of people in Chinatown and stabbed to death, his family sat through another day in court — this time, to hear three of the defendants waive their preliminary hearings. Victor Yan, 26, has been charged...
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Criminal Justice Center
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Kristen Johanson
May 06, 2019 - 1:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia man who admitted to beating his former sister-in-law to death with a baseball bat has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison. Sidney Crawford stared straight ahead in the courtroom Monday, occasionally wiping tears from his eyes, as the sisters...
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Chinatown
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Kristen Johanson
April 10, 2019 - 4:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A city judge has upheld murder charges against some of the nearly dozen people accused of brutally attacking a South Jersey man and his girlfriend in Chinatown last fall. During the preliminary hearing, prosecutors showed surveillance video from different angles of...
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Preston Lonnberg-Lane, 30, is sentenced to 20 to 40 years behind bars after pleading guilty to the third-degree murder of his father.
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
January 22, 2019 - 3:31 pm
LANSDALE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Lansdale man who stabbed and choked his father to death in March 2018 will spend up to 40 years behind bars after pleading guilty to third-degree murder. Preston Lonnberg-Lane, 30, attacked his 74-year-old adoptive father, Thomas Lane, with a butter knife in the...
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KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
December 13, 2018 - 6:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Montgomery County judge found a Philadelphia man guilty of shooting and killing a man in Cheltenham earlier this year, but ruled it did rise to the level of First Degree murder. In a bench trial with no jury, Judge Richard Haaz convicted Antonio Lindsay of third...
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25-year-old Ciara Robinson of Chester County facing Third Degree Murder, accused of throwing her five-year-old daughter down the basement steps on Halloween.
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
November 05, 2018 - 1:43 pm
PARKESBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Chester County woman accused of pushing her young daughter down a flight of stairs on Halloween has been charged with murder. Emergency crews were called to the home on Walnut Street in Parkesburg around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to the criminal complaint,...
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Hakeem Smith
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
September 19, 2018 - 11:42 am
WEST FALLOWFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 30-year-old Chester County man has been charged with first-, second- and third-degree murder for randomly shooting and killing a man in Oxford because, authorities alleged, he needed a car. Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said when...
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Austin Parkinson
Plymouth Township Police Department
Jim Melwert
August 30, 2018 - 3:53 pm
PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 21-year-old Montgomery County man will spend at least the next four decades in prison after pleading guilty to a murder in Plymouth Township last fall. Austin Parkinson from West Norriton admitted to killing and robbing 31-year-old Chad Konata in a parking...
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Christopher Kuhn
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Jim Melwert
August 28, 2018 - 1:05 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey man who killed his 2-year-old son in a car crash in a failed getaway from a shoplifting excursion at a Walmart in Tullytown, Pa., will spend the next 8.5 to 30 years in prison. Christopher Kuhn was convicted of third-degree murder on Tuesday. He was...
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James Puia
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 27, 2018 - 1:03 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A man will spend 25-50 years in prison after pleading guilty to stabbing and killing his ex-girlfriend on the Dekalb Street Bridge between Norristown and Bridgeport. James Puia, 52, pleaded guilty to third-degree murder, admitting that he stabbed 62-year-old Donna...
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