Prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against a man accused of killing his partner in the back of an armored truck and taking millions of dollars.
The man who set off a nationwide manhunt after allegedly killing his co-worker and stealing millions of dollars will stand trial.
The man accused in the shooting death of his partner and the theft of more than $2 million from an armored truck appeared in federal court this afternoon.
Sources close to the Ken Konias armored heist investigation say the suspected killer is back in Pittsburgh. Konias, 22, is scheduled to appear in federal court downtown Thursday afternoon.
KDKA Investigator Marty Griffin has learned that $1.3 million stashed by armored car employee Kenneth Konias in two locations in Florida has been returned to Pittsburgh.
He’s accused of stealing more than $2 million and shooting and killing his co-worker, but Ken Konias says it all happened in self-defense. Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala held a news conference today on the case following Konias’ arrest earlier this week in Florida.
The parents of an armored car guard accused in the death of his partner and stealing more than $2 million are pleading for their son to surrender.
Three weeks after the armored truck heist and murder, the suspect, Ken Konias, Jr., remains at large. Tonight, his parents, with their attorney, Charles LoPresti, made a public plea to their son.
The hunt for Kenneth Konias took a bizarre turn Tuesday when it led investigators to a cemetery in Munhall where sources say he stashed at least some of the stolen $2 million.
Pittsburgh Police Commander Thomas Stangrecki says they do not believe the suspect in the $2 million armored truck heist got on any airplane flights.
Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala is calling this a good investigation with minute-by-minute movement of the suspect, Ken Konias, Jr., caught on surveillance video.
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