R’Mani Rankins

(Marcel Johnson, 22, was convicted of the November 2013 death of 22-year-old Ebony Talley and her four-year-old daughter.)

Bucks Man Gets Death Sentence in Murder of Woman and 4-Year-Old Girl

Marcel Johnson, 22, was sentenced to death for the murder of four-year-old R’Mani Rankins and sentenced to life in prison for the murder of her pregnant mother, Ebony Talley.

06/09/2015

The Buck County Justice Center in Doylestown, Pa. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Bucks County Jury To Decide Life In Prison Or Death For Man Convicted Of Killing Pregnant Woman And Child

The jury was sent home an hour after getting the case because a juror had to pick up a relative at the airport.

06/09/2015

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In Bucks County Court, Weighing Life or Death for Convicted Murderer

Marcel Johson was convicted of stabbing Ebony Talley and her four-year-old daughter to death in 2013.

06/05/2015

(Marcel Johnson, 22, was convicted of the November 2013 death of 22-year-old Ebony Talley and her four-year-old daughter.)

Jailhouse Witness Testifies, Prosecution Wraps Up Its Case In Bucks County Murder Trial

The final witness called by the prosecution on the 4th day of testimony was jailhouse snitch George Lewis, an inmate who was working in the Bucks County Prison as what’s called a babysitter, assigned to watch a prisoner who might harm himself or others.

06/02/2015

(Marcel Johnson, 22, was convicted of the November 2013 death of 22-year-old Ebony Talley and her four-year-old daughter.)

Opening Statements Today In Trial Of Man Charged In Killing Of Pregnant Woman And Toddler In Bucks County

22-year-old Marcel Johnson is charged with two counts of criminal homicide and one count of criminal homicide of an unborn child.

05/27/2015

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Family Speaks Out After 4-Year-Old Girl, Mother Found Stabbed Inside Apartment Fire

Family tells us police are questioning a man in the case. Tatiana says she was at her sister’s apartment minutes before this all happened and that very man was there.

11/26/2013