Jacob Sullivan Wants New Sentence In Grace Packer's Rape, Murder, DismembermentPennsylvania has a moratorium on the death penalty, but juries can still impose the sentence.
Pennsylvania Government Watchdog To Probe Grace Packer's MurderThe Office of State Inspector General has agreed to look into whether the Department of Human Services acted properly in its handling of the Grace Packer case.
Sara Packer Pleads Guilty, Sentenced To Life In Prison In Daughter's Murder, DismembermentPacker admitted in court last week that she plotted to kill her adoptive daughter, Grace Packer, saying she hated the teenager and "wanted her to go away."
Jacob Sullivan Gets Death For Murder Of 14-Year-Old Grace PackerA jury has sentenced Jacob Sullivan to die for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter, Grace Packer.
Bucks County Jury Deadlocked On Whether To Sentence Man To Death For Raping, Dismembering Girlfriend's Teen DaughterJacob Sullivan pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and related charges in the 2016 slaying of Grace Packer.
Jury Deciding If Man Gets Sent To Death Row For Raping, Killing Girlfriend's Adopted DaughterIt comes after the jury heard nearly two weeks of testimony, plus nearly three hours of closing arguments Tuesday morning.
'I Wanted Grace To Go Away': Mother Testifies Against Boyfriend In Rape, Murder Of Adopted Teen Daughter Grace PackerSullivan admitted to beating up, raping and then choking 14-year-old Grace Packer to death in 2016, while her adoptive mom, Sara, watched.
Duo Accused Of Killing Adopted Teen Girl Could Face Death PenaltyWeintraub says prosecutors will push to have Packer and Sullivan tried together.
Mother Accused Of Killing Adopted Daughter Pleads Not GuiltySara Packer appeared in a Bucks County courtroom Friday afternoon for her formal arraignment.
Mom's Boyfriend Waives Hearing In Teen Death, DismembermentA Pennsylvania man charged with raping, killing and dismembering his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter has waived his right to a preliminary hearing.
Ex-Foster Kids: Abuse Was Routine In Dismembered Teen's HomeBefore her torturous death, Grace Packer grew up in a hell of emotional, physical and sexual abuse, according to three children.
Woman Accused Of Killing 14-Year-Old Adopted Daughter Remains On Suicide WatchAn attorney for Sara Packer, the adoptive mother of 14-year-old Grace Packer, says he sees a history of mental illness.
Memorial Service Held for Teen Allegedly Killed By Adoptive Mother & Her BoyfriendA memorial service will be held today in Abington for a teen killed by her adoptive mother and the woman's boyfriend.
Officials: Mother Charged In 'Rape-Murder Fantasy' Of Teen Fostered 30 ChildrenState officials on Friday confirmed that former adoption worker Sara Packer fostered the children from 2000 to 2010.
Mother, Boyfriend Charged In "Rape-Murder Fantasy" Of Montco TeenA man has been charged in the death of a 14-year-old girl from Abington Township, Montgomery County.