Matthew White

Suspect Maria Garcia-Pellon (Credit: Delco DA)

Wife Of Former Penn Basketball Player Convicted In His Slaying To Go To State Hospital

A woman found guilty but mentally ill in the stabbing death of her husband, a former University of Pennsylvania basketball standout, may soon be paroled to the state mental hospital for treatment.


Suspect Maria Rey Garcia-Pellon (Credit: Delco DA)

Lawyer: Slain Ex-Penn Player’s Wife Had Mental Troubles

An attorney for a suburban Philadelphia woman accused of fatally stabbing her husband — a member of the University of Pennsylvania’s 1979 Final Four team — says her client has mental health problems.


Suspect Maria Rey Garcia-Pellon (Credit: Delco DA)

Former Penn Basketball Player Allegedly Stabbed To Death By Wife

According to police, 53-year-old Matthew White, who played for Penn’s basketball team in the late ‘70s, was stabbed to death inside his Media home on Monday.