Criminal Homicide

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Man Accused In Mother, Stepfather’s Grisly Deaths To Stand Trial

The man charged in the gruesome murder and dismemberment of his mother and step-father last December has been ordered to stand trial.

07/15/2015

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Charges Filed Against Mom Of 3-Year-Old Girl Found Dead In Ravine

The mother of a 3-year-old girl found dead in a Swissvale ravine last month has been arrested on charges she asphyxiated her.

07/07/2015

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Man Found Guilty Of 3rd-Degree Murder In 2014 McKeesport Shooting

A man has been found guilty in connection with a fatal shooting in McKeesport.

06/16/2015

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Man Accused In Girlfriend’s Shooting Death Ordered To Stand Trial

A man has been ordered to stand trial for murder in the death of his longtime girlfriend, but the defense says police should spend more time looking at another potential suspect.

03/11/2015

KDKA

Fayette County Murder Suspect Turns In Self Overnight

Terry Walker walked into the state police barracks in Uniontown shortly before 1 a.m. on Friday.

02/27/2015

Lincoln Levys (Source: Allegheny County Police)

Wilkinsburg Man Now Facing Homicide Charges Infant’s Death

A Wilkinsburg man arrested last October and charged with aggravated assault in the death of his 5-week-old infant daughter is now facing new charges.

02/11/2015

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Ferrante Formally Sentenced To Life In Prison In Cyanide Poisoning Case

A former University of Pittsburgh researcher was sentenced for the death of his wife today.

02/04/2015

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Teen Held For Trial In 2011 Homicide

A teenager accused of fatally shooting a man in Hazelwood four years ago is going to trial.

01/30/2015

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1 Killed, 2 Injured In North Braddock Shooting

Police are investigating a shooting that left several people injured and one person dead.

12/29/2014

KDKA

Source: Officials Opt Against Landfill Recovery For Missing Body Parts

New information is emerging one day after police charged a man in connection with the gruesome murder and dismemberment of his mother and stepfather in their Penn Hills home.

12/18/2014

KDKA

Double Murder, Dismemberment In Penn Hills May Have Been Sparked By Argument

Police sources tell KDKA-TV News that an argument may have provoked a horrific double murder and the dismemberment of the elderly victim’s bodies in Penn Hills.

12/17/2014

KDKA

Son Charged In Grisly Deaths Of Mother, Step-Father

A man has been questioned in the disappearance of his mother and his step-father in Penn Hills.

12/16/2014

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Juror In Cyanide Poisoning Case: “I Feel That We Did Justice”

Several jurors are opening up about the experience after handing down a first-degree murder conviction to the University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of poisoning his wife with cyanide.

11/07/2014

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Jury Finds Ferrante Guilty In Cyanide Poisoning Trial

After hours of deliberations, the jury has found Dr. Robert Ferrante, the University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of poisoning and killing his wife with cyanide, guilty of first-degree murder.

11/07/2014

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Jury Sequestered For Night After 1st Day Of Deliberations In Cyanide Poisoning Trial

The four-woman, eight-man jury in the Robert Ferrante trial has been sequestered for the night following the first day of deliberations, which lasted about six hours.

11/06/2014

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