The Somerset County prosecutor’s office said Friday that a medical examiner ruled John Sheridan’s Sept. 28 death a suicide. They say that the ruling supports their conclusion that he killed his wife, Joyce, before setting their home ablaze.
Sentencing is scheduled for April.
Rivera faces 15 years in prison to be served concurrently with the 110-year sentence he is already facing after a jury found him guilty last year of the murder of the boy and the sexual assault of that boy’s 12-year-old sister in September 2012.
Police are searching for 52-year-old Stanley W. Laing (aka “Peter Laing”), who is charged with the domestic-related homicide of Indra Sheets, 49.
Jared Rose was arraigned Tuesday on homicide and attempted murder charges in the Jan. 29 incident at the family’s Wrightstown home.
Police say a 31-year-old Philadelphia man is now being charged with murder, along with attempted murder and other charges, in connection to the fatal stabbing of a member of Nicki Minaj’s road crew earlier this month.
Around 4:53 a.m. on Tuesday, police responded to the River Road Trucking Company on the 1700 block of River Road for a report of an unconscious male who was bleeding from the mouth.
Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman said Friday 25-year-old Thomas Moore tortured Nicole Mathewson and killed her after committing multiple felonies.
Police have released new information, including surveillance video, in the shooting death of a woman waiting for a SEPTA bus Tuesday morning.
Hamin Baker says he met Crippen when the two were in high school. He says they dated for almost a decade. The two have a seven-year-old named Amirra.
Police say 24-year-old Mijael Rodriguez died in the shooting around 7 p.m. Saturday in West Philadelphia.
Mercer County prosecutors say 36-year-old Tomarkus Whitfield also faces three weapons charges in the indictment handed up by a county grand jury.
A Montgomery County jury delivered two death sentences to a King of Prussia man who was convicted of murdering a ten month old girl and her grandmother during what prosecutors say was a kidnapping gone bad.
On Friday, police confirmed 38-year-old Maria Santiago, of Philadelphia, was found dead in the car in the parking lot of the Quality Inn on Route 38.
Officials say Nagrodski wanted to kill the victim – as well as his sister and his sister’s boyfriend – because she claimed he was abusive and caused her daughter to have a miscarriage years ago when she was pregnant with twins.