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Keith Epps

(Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center, at 13th and Filbert Streets in center city. File photo by Tony Hanson)

3 Convicted in 2009 ”Piazza at Schmidt’s” Double Murder

Lead defendant Keith Epps, gunman Antonio Wright, and co-defendant Edward Daniels will all spend the rest of their lives in prison with no chance of parole.

12/01/2011

(Surveillance video caught suspects entering the Piazza At Schmidt’s apartment building in Northern Liberties shortly before two people were murdered there.)

Co-conspirator Implicates Colleague In 2009 ‘Piazza’ Double Murder

Katoya Jones, who has pleaded guilty to her role the June 2009 double murder, has testified against the man she knew as “Poo” — lead defendant Keith Epps.

11/15/2011

(Surveillance video caught suspects entering the Piazza At Schmidt’s apartment building in Northern Liberties shortly before two people were murdered there.)

Trial Opens For 3 Charged In Piazza-at-Schmidt’s Double Murder

Prosecutor Jennifer Selber told jurors that security video of the newly opened “Piazza Navona” apartment building in Northern Liberties showed all of the defendants in three stages: a bungled burglary, a dropped drug deal, and a robbery gone bad that turned into a double murder.

11/14/2011

Jury Selection Begins Today In Piazza Murders

Jury selection begins today in the trial of six men charged with a brazen double murder inside the Piazza at Schmidts apartments in Northern Liberties in June of 2009.

11/07/2011