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Logan Man Sentenced To Life In 2 Neighborhood Robbery-Murders

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Philadelphia man pleaded guilty today to two separate robbery-murders, tearfully telling the court his victims were good people and didn’t deserve what he did to them.

Siegfried Moore (inset photo), 52, pleaded guilty to the two robberies and murders that were committed just days apart in August of last year in his Logan neighborhood.

Moore, who has been sentenced to life in prison as part of the plea deal, told the court he knew both victims from the neighborhood and they didn’t deserve what he did to them.

In the first murder, 19-year-old Devaughn Smith was stabbed multiple times inside the front door of his home during a fierce struggle in which Moore was also wounded.

And seven days later, Moore slaughtered Huan Mo, 59, inside her family-run laundromat (see related story and photo above).

Prosecutor Jennifer Bretschnieder says Moore admitted demanding money from the woman and becoming enraged after she offered only coins.

“He cornered Huan Mo in the office of the laundromat,” Bretschnieder told KYW Newsradio, “and when she tried to escape from the office he began to brutally stab her.  And according to the medical examiner and the autopsy, he stabbed her again and again.”

Bretschnieder says the victim and her husband came to America from China ten years ago to make a better life.

Reported by Tony Hanson, KYW Newsradio 1060

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  • Tom

    Cheaper to give life in jail than the death penalty!

    • Hater

      I’ll take it out in the yard and shoot it. No charge. Let it’s momma pay for it’s disposal. She raised it so well.

  • Xyr

    What’s sad is I bed all three of you screaming for blood cinsider yourselves Christians…..


    • itz

      Nope. lost that bet Jack

    • Hater

      What this savage did was barbaric. It should be drawn and quartered. No I don’t consider myself religious at all. What’s sad is bleeding heart liberals like you that allow this behavior to continue.

  • Carolyn

    Hater, I agree with you! An eye for an eye, I always say…

  • itz

    Too bad this pos will be fed. clothed and sheltered by taxpayers. Old sparky should be dusted off and pluged in special, just for him.

  • Hater

    Life? How about DEATH! This is why they keep doing what they do. He’ll live a better life in jail than many will live in this so called free society.

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