Rafael Robb

(Rafael Robb arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse in the custody of police.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Univ. of Pa. Professor Who Killed Wife Says Civil Jury’s Monetary Award is Excessive

A Montgomery County jury awarded the estate of Ellen Gregory Robb more than $124 million in a “wrongful death” civil trial. Rafael Robb is nearing the end of his 5-10 year sentence for voluntary manslaughter.

12/11/2014

(Rafael Robb arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse in the custody of police.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Former Penn Professor Ordered To Pay $124 Million-plus In Murder Of Wife

Former Penn professor Rafael Robb, who pleaded guilty to the 2006 murder of his wife, has been ordered to pay their daughter more than $124 million.

11/06/2014

(Rafael Robb arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse in the custody of police.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Wife-Killing Penn Professor Faces Civil Suit Over Remaining Assets

The estate of Ellen Gregory Robb is suing admitted killer Rafael Robb for substantial compensatory and punitive damages under Pennsylvania’s Wrongful Death and Survival Act.

11/03/2014

(The Pennsylvania capitol, in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Pennsylvania House Passes Victim Advocate Parole Law

The state House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill to ensure that victims or their representatives have a voice when someone who committed a violent crime against them is up for parole.

03/20/2013

(Rafael Robb in 2007.)

Family Of Domestic Abuse Victim Starts New Foundation In Her Name

The family of Ellen Robb, who was beaten to death inside her Upper Merion home more than six years ago by her husband – a former Penn economics professor – has started a foundation to raise awareness about domestic violence.

01/27/2013

(Dr. Rafael Robb, in 2008.  File photo from CBS3)

Parole Revoked For Penn Prof. Who Bludgeoned Wife in 2006

Sources tell KYW Newsradio that the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole has voted to rescind the parole for former University of Pennsylvania economics professor Dr. Rafael Robb.

01/23/2013

(Dr. Rafael Robb, in 2007.  File photo from CBS3)

Family Of Murder Victim Optimistic Her Killer Will Remain In Prison After Meeting With Parole Board

After a meeting with the chairman of the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, the brother of Ellen Gregory-Robb says he’s optimistic that his sister’s killer will not go free next Monday as planned.

01/22/2013

(Dr. Rafael Robb, in 2007.  File photo from CBS3)

Parole Board To Meet With Family Of Woman Killed By Husband Days Before He’s Set To Be Released From Prison

The Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole will finally hear from the family of Ellen Robb. Her husband, former Penn Professor Rafael Robb, bludgeoned her to death more than six years ago.

01/18/2013

(Rafael Robb in 2007.)

Pa. Lawmaker Takes On Controversial Parole of Upper Merion Wife-Killer

State representative Mike Vereb calls the planned release later this month of Rafael Robb “unconscionable,” “a travesty,” and “mockery of justice.”

01/17/2013

(Dr. Rafael Robb, in 2007.  File photo from CBS3)

Parole For Penn Prof. Who Killed Wife Infuriates Her Family

Ellen Robb’s family is calling on the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole to reconsider its decision regarding former Penn professor Rafael Robb.

01/16/2013

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