Kevin Steele

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Graphic Crime Scene Photos in Yandamuri Trial Cause Stir, Then Recess

Several jurors in the trial of an Upper Merion man accused of murdering a ten-month-old girl and her grandmother were visibly shaken today when prosecutors showed one of their many crime scene photos.

10/02/2014

(Kevin Steele is the prosecutor in the Yandamuri kidnap-murder case.  Photo by David Madden)

Gambling Drove Montco Man To Robbery, Kidnap, Then Murder, Prosecutor Hints

“There was identification that was used that indicated that he was at the casino at least thirty times in the months preceding the murder,” prosecutor Kevin Steele notes.

09/26/2014

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Judge Rules Montco Man Guilty But Mentally Ill in Sword Murder of Family

The conviction means that Joseph McAndrew Jr. will likely never be a free man again, although where he serves that sentence is still to be determined.

08/13/2014

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Non-Jury Trial Opens For Gulph Mills Man Charged With Murdering His Family

Joseph McAndrew Jr. is accused of using a samurai sword to murder his parents and twin brother inside their home more than three years ago. His defense is insanity.

08/07/2014

(Michael Henry is escorted from the courtroom following his guilty plea.  Credit: Brad Segall)

2013 IN REVIEW: ‘Straw’ Buyer Sentenced For Supplying Gun That Killed Cop

Michael Henry admitted he bought the guns used by Andrew Thomas, a convicted felon, to kill Plymouth Township police officer Brad Fox in September 2012.

12/27/2013

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Sixers Honor Local District Attorney With Award

The Philadelphia 76ers recognized Montgomery County’s First Assistant District Attorney this week as one of their “Heroes Among Us” and it came as quite a surprise to the recipient.

12/07/2013

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Montco Store Owner Convicted Of Selling Synthetic Drugs Headed To Prison

The first convenience store owner in Montgomery County convicted of selling synthetic drugs is headed to state prison for at least seven years.

11/28/2013

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No Additional Jail Time For Main Line Housekeeper After She Returned Collectible

Prosecutors indicated they would not pursue additional jail time for Andrea Lawton if she returned other items burglarized from a Main Line home.

07/12/2013

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Hearing Set for Thursday in Montco Foster Child Beating Case

Prosecutors say 48-year-old Claybon Hawthorne used a belt and a broom to beat the 12-year-old boy.

05/08/2013

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Guilty Plea In Theft of Priceless Artifacts From Main Line Home

Andrea Lawton pleaded guilty in Montgomery County Court to burglary and conspiracy, admitting that she was the one who swiped the priceless bust of Franklin from a house in Bryn Mawr.

04/22/2013

(Michael Henry is escorted from the courtroom following his guilty plea.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Guilty Plea in ‘Straw Purchase’ of Gun That Killed Police Officer in Montgomery County

Michael Henry, 31, now faces a maximum of 84 years behind bars. He bought guns on behalf of another man who used one weapon to kill Plymouth Township officer Brad Fox.

03/12/2013

(Raghunandan Yandamuri.  Photo from Upper Merion PD)

Prosecutors Want Death Penalty in King of Prussia Kidnap-Murder Case

Raghu Yandamuri, 26, is accused of kidnapping ten-month-old Sannvi Venna and murdering the girl’s grandmother last October in Upper Merion.

01/15/2013

(Raghunandan Yandamuri.  Photo from Upper Merion PD)

Trial Ordered in Montco Kidnap-Double Murder Case

In a 20-minute videotaped confession to police, Raghu Yandamuri says he planned to kidnap Saanvi Venna to get money from her parents.

11/28/2012

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Wheelchair Bound Montco Man Arrested On Attempted Murder Charges

A wheelchair bound Upper Moreland man is under arrest in Montgomery County accused of firing a gun into a crowd at an apartment complex late Thursday night injuring two people, including his mother.

08/03/2012

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Norristown Man Arrested For Setting Up Love Triangle Murder

Montgomery County authorities have arrested a 31-year-old Norristown man who they say ordered a hit on another man because they were involved with the same woman.

08/03/2012

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