third-degree murder

Michael White
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
October 07, 2019 - 10:38 am
A city judge has granted the district attorney's motion to drop the third-degree murder charge against Michael White, the man accused of fatally stabbing Sean Schellenger in July 2018 near Rittenhouse Square.
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Michael White
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
October 04, 2019 - 5:17 pm
The family of Sean Schellenger, the well-known real estate developer who was fatally stabbed in Rittenhouse Square last summer, learned Friday afternoon that the district attorney has dropped third-degree murder charges against the defendant.
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Darryl McMillian
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
September 19, 2019 - 5:25 pm
A Pottstown man will spend at least 25 years in state prison after pleading guilty to killing his roommate. Read more here.
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Michael White
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
August 23, 2019 - 1:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Prosecutors argued to a judge Friday morning that the man accused of fatally stabbing a well-known real estate developer in Rittenhouse Square last summer should go back to jail, after he attempted to contact the victim's family through social media. But against the...
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Kristen Johanson
July 31, 2019 - 1:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Leonard Finney smiled brightly at loved ones as he entered the courtroom Tuesday morning. Moments before, he admitted he was the one who shot and killed his father and aunt in May 2017. Finney, 26, was on trial for the murders of 47-year-old Raymond Finney and 53-year...
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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
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio, file
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
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
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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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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