Raghu Yandamuri

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Montgomery County Man Sentenced To Death In Killing Of Infant, Grandmother

A Montgomery County judge has imposed the two death sentences that a jury determined were warranted for convicted killer Raghu Yandamuri who was found guilty last month of murdering a 10-month-old baby and her grandmother in a botched kidnapping.

11/20/2014

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Montgomery County Jury Sentences Man To Death For Killing Of Baby, Grandmother

After three and a half hours of deliberations, the seven men and five women delivered the death penalty to Raghu Yandamuri for the killings of Saanvi Venna and her grandmother.

10/14/2014

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Yandamuri Jury Will Pick Up Penalty Deliberations on Tuesday

The Upper Merion man was found guilty of murdering a grandmother and her infant granddaughter two years ago. He acted as his own attorney during the trial phase.

10/13/2014

(Raghunandan Yandamuri, in custody at the Montgomery County Courthouse, as his murder trial began.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Montgomery County Man Found Guilty In Murder Of Baby, Her Grandmother

A Montgomery County jury has found an Upper Merion man guilty of all charges including two counts of first degree murder for killing a ten-month-old girl and her grandmother during a botched kidnapping attempt nearly two years ago.

10/09/2014

(Raghunandan Yandamuri, in custody at the Montgomery County Courthouse, as his murder trial began.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Jury Sent Home For The Night In Yandamuri Trial

After nearly six hours of deliberations, the jury hearing the case of an Upper Merion man charged with murdering a ten-month-old infant and her grandmother was sent home for the night.

10/08/2014

(Raghunandan Yandamuri, in custody at the Montgomery County Courthouse, as his murder trial began.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Start Of Jury Deliberations Expected Today In Yandamuri Double Murder Trial

Even under intense cross-examination from prosecutor Samantha Cauffman, Yandamuri stuck to his story that while he may have been at the crime scene, the murders were committed by two other men.

10/08/2014

(Raghunandan Yandamuri, in custody at the Montgomery County Courthouse, as his murder trial began.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Yandamuri Back On The Stand In Montco Double Murder Trial

The 28-year-old man says he was forced to go the apartment at gunpoint by two men who committed the crimes.

10/07/2014

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Confession Scrutinized In Trial Of Man Charged With Murdering Infant And Her Grandmother

Testimony in the trial for an Upper Merion man charged with murdering a 10-month-old infant and her grandmother is focusing on the confession he made to police.

09/30/2014

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Jury Selection Continues For Trial Of Montco Man Accused Of Murdering Infant And Her Grandmother

he process of picking a jury for the trial of an Upper Merion man accused of murdering a 10-month old infant and her grandmother in their King of Prussia apartment nearly two years ago continues moving slowly in Montgomery County.

09/18/2014

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Start Of Trial Delayed For Montco Man Accused Of Murdering Toddler And Her Grandmother

Raghu Yandamuri, the defendant, asked for the continuance, telling the judge he needs more time to meet with his forensic pathologist, a DNA expert, and his investigator.

08/26/2014

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Montco Man Accused Of Murdering Toddler And Her Grandmother Asks Judge For Court Appointed Experts

Raghu Yandamuri, representing himself for the first time in a Montgomery County courtroom, asked Judge Steven O’Neill for a forensic pathologist and a computer animation expert who can reconstruct the crime scene.

07/21/2014

Suspect Raghunandan Yandamuri (credit: Upper Merion Police Department)

Court Defeat For Man Accused Of Killing Little Girl, Grandmother During Botched KOP Kidnapping

A Montgomery County judge has delivered a crucial defeat to a man accused of murdering a ten-month-old girl and her grandmother during what prosecutors say was a botched kidnapping in King of Prussia.

04/17/2014

Suspect Raghunandan Yandamuri (credit: Upper Merion Police Department)

Lawyers For Upper Merion Man Accused Of Murdering Baby, Grandmother Want To Keep Key Evidence Away From Jury

Defense attorney Steve Heckman argues the statements and confessions that his client Raghu Yandamuri gave to detectives were obtained in violation of his rights.

01/31/2014

(Raghunandan Yandamuri.  Photo from Upper Merion PD)

Defense Wants To Suppress Video Confession in Montco Infant’s Murder

During Raghu Yandamuri’s preliminary hearing, defense attorney Steve Heckman labeled a videotaped confession by his client “damaging.” Heckman is now arguing to have that video kept away from a jury should the case go to trial.

12/30/2013

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Montco Apartment Complex Where Infant & Grandmother Killed Is Sued

The lawsuit names the owners of the Marquis Apartment Complex in Upper Merion, the property management company, its security firm, and the man accused of killing ten-month-old Saanvi Venna and her grandmother.

11/26/2013

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