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Voluntary manslaughter plea in slaying called drug-related

May. 22, 2018 3:19 PM EDT

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The only defendant still charged in adult court in a suburban Philadelphia slaying that investigators said stemmed from a botched drug-related robbery has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter. The (Doylestown) Intelligencer reports that 17-year-old Harrison Moss also pleaded...

Man pleads guilty to killing 4, but cousin rejects plea deal

May. 16, 2018 8:19 PM EDT

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A day of reckoning for two cousins accused of brutally killing four young men on a farm last summer was upended Wednesday when one of them reneged on a plea deal, a stunning turn that had prosecutors seeking the death penalty and considering his cousin as a star witness at his trial....

The Latest: Man accused of helping kill 4 rejects plea deal

May. 16, 2018 3:02 PM EDT

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing for two cousins accused of killing and burying four men outside suburban Philadelphia (all times local): 3 p.m. A man accused of helping his cousin kill four young men at a suburban Philadelphia farm has rejected a plea deal and prosecutors say they will...