Rhagu Yandimuri was sentenced to death last year for killing ten-month-old Saanvi Venna and her grandmother in King of Prussia in 2012.
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.
Prosecutors say the law caught up with James Civello earlier this year when they found out he was living in Philadelphia with the same former student of the Shipley School with whom he had an illegal relationship.
The defense tried to mitigate the sentence with testimony from a psychologist who told the court that Jameel East had intellectual disabilities and may have been ill-equipped to care for his three-month-old son.
Montgomery County judge Joseph Smythe sentenced Ezra Childs to 5-10 years behind bars followed by five years’ probation.
The victim, who was 16 years old at the time of the affair last year, wrote to the judge asking him not to sentence James Civello to any more jail time, telling him she’s moving forward with her life.
A Montgomery County judge ordered a Bridgeport couple held for trial on Thursday on all charges for nearly starving their 6-year-old son to death.
Montgomery County authorities have charged a Bridgeport, Pa. couple with assault and endangerment for nearly starving their six-year-old son to death.
Judge Garrett Page increased bail to a quarter of a million dollars for Kornwell Chan. That’s in addition to the $500,000 cash bail that was set for the newest case.
Theresa McNulty pleaded guilty to endangering the welfare of a child and simple assault, charges that carry a maximum sentence of five to ten years behind bars.
Pastor Richard Rogers is charged with exposing himself to two different women who worked for an organization that rented space inside the Jarrettown United Methodist Church in Dresher.
James Civello waived his preliminary hearing in District Court in Ardmore, and will stand trial on felony charges that include corruption of minors and child endangerment.
Two Maryland men will spend at least ten years in state prison for their roles in a violent home invasion last year in Upper Gwynedd, Montgomery County. A third suspect was shot and killed by the homeowner.
The former athletic director at Archbishop Carroll High School in Radnor will stand trial in Montgomery County on charges that he used Facebook to try to initiate a sexual relationship with a former student.
Judge John Braxton sentenced Charles Hurst to 2½-5 years behind bars followed by two years’ probation.