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Suspect Jason Smith. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Suspect In Death Of Center City Doctor Held For Trial

According to a statement read in court, the alleged killer of a Children’s Hospital pediatrician says she pleaded for her life as he strangled her inside her Center City home in January.

04/10/2013

Suspect Jason Smith. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Cops: Argument With Exterminator Led To Murder Of CHOP Doctor

An argument between an exterminator and a center city doctor led to her gruesome death inside the basement of her home, police said Thursday.

01/24/2013

Melissa Ketunuti (credit: ketunuti.blogspot.com)

Person Of Interest In Custody In Murder Of Center City Doctor

Police sources tell CBS Philly that a person of interest was taken into custody Wednesday evening in connection with the murder of a Center City doctor.

01/23/2013

Melissa Ketunuti (credit: ketunuti.blogspot.com)

UPDATE: $35,000 Reward Offered In Murder Of CHOP Doctor

A reward of $35,000 is now being offered for the arrest and conviction of the suspect responsible for the gruesome murder of a doctor who was found bound and burned inside her Center City apartment earlier this week.

01/23/2013

(credit: Kristen Johanson)

Police Identify Body Of Burned CHOP Doctor Found Inside Center City Home

But, they say 35-year-old Melissa Ketunuti’s body was on fire, found by her dog walker, in the basement of her row-home along the 1700 block of Naudain Street.

01/22/2013