Sunday, May 5, 2013
Kareem Ali Borowy, 19, was found dead on the side of Sanatoga Station Road in Lower Pottsgrove on Sunday afternoon. Police believe he was abducted from his home during a home invasion earlier in the day.
The body of a local teen was discovered along the side of Sanatoga Station Road in Lower Pottsgrove Sunday afternoon, following a reported home invasion and abduction in West Pottsgrove earlier in the day. West Pottsgrove Police were dispatched to the 1200 block of Manatawny Street at about 2 p.m. for a report of a home invasion. According to reports, multiple individuals armed with handguns approached the teen—identified as 19-year-old Kareem Ali Borowy—and demanded cash. The gunman then abducted the teen from his home, and fled the scene in a car. Reports indicate Borowy's adopted mother, Ruth Borowy, was inside the home with three other adopted children at the time of the abduction occurred. An earlier report from The Mercury stated the…
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan will hold a press conference on Wednesday morning to announce an arrest made in connection with the Feb. killing of 17-year-old Kevin Allen.
Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan will hold a press conference on Wednesday morning to announce that an arrest has been made in connection with the February killing of 17-year-old Kevin Allen, of Norristown. Allen's body was found on Feb. 12 inside Unit 127 of the Hanover Garden Apartments in North Coventry, after someone called 9-1-1 to report a fire. Emergency responders discovered Allen's body and "quickly extinguished" a fire at the scene, Hogan said in a previous statement sent to the media. The press conference will be held at 10:30 a.m., and Patch Editor James Myers will be in attendance. We will provide an update on this story as soon as the conference has concluded. Subscribe to our free daily newsletter | Follow us on …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The body of 17-year-old Kevin Allen of Norristown was found Tuesday night in an apartment in North Coventry.
The body of a Norristown teenager was found in an apartment in North Coventry, Chester County on Tuesday night. Chester County District Attorney Thomas Hogan said that the death of 17-year-old Kevin Allen was a homicide. Allen's body was found in Unit 127 of the Hanover Garden Apartments on Route 724 following a 9-1-1 call Tuesday. Emergency responders discovered Allen's body and "quickly extinguished" a fire at the scene, Hogan said in a statement sent to the media. The Pottstown Mercury, citing a friend of Allen, reported that Allen had recently completed a term on probation. Those with information are asked to contact the North Coventry Police Department at 610-323-8360 or the Chester County Detectives at 610-692-5100. Subscribe to our …
The body of a male victim was reportedly found at a fire scene.
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Wednesday, February 13
An evening fire at a North Coventry apartment complex led to the discovery of a homicide victim, the Pottstown Mercury reported early Wednesday morning. Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan and other officials were reportedly being tight-lipped about the circumstances surrounding the death of the male victim, whose identity was being withheld pending family notification. Fire marshals, arson investigators, and other officials reportedly remained at the Hanover Garden Apartments off E. Schuylkill Road several hours after the fire was reported shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday night.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Marco Cuevas Mora, 22, will serve two-to-six years in state prison following his guilty plea to homicide by vehicle and DUI.
A Reading man has been sentenced to two-to-six years in state prison for his role in the April DUI crash on Route 422, which claimed the life of 19-year-old Armando Mora-Lemus. According to a report by Carl Hessler with the Pottstown Mercury, 22-year-old Marco Cuevas Mora received the sentence after he enter a guilty plea on charges of homicide by vehicle and driving under the influence of alcohol. Mora, who is a Mexican citizen, could also face deportation proceedings once paroled from prison, according to the report. Click here to follow us on Facebook The crash occurred shortly after midnight on April 22, when Mora lost control of his 2000 Volkswagon Jetta while traveling 79 miles-per-hour between Grosstown Road and the Route 100 …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Investigators are still searching for the 10-month old baby, who was abducted on Monday.
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Wednesday, October 24, 2012
According to a Times Herald article, a $30,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the safe return of 10-month-old Saanvi Venna, who was abducted from the Marquis Apartments in Upper Merion Monday. The Citizen’s Crime Commission of Delaware Valley, Upper Merion Township Police, The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office and the Teluga Association of North America are offering the reward. According to a previous Patch report, Saanvi’s 61-year old grandmother, Satyavathi Venna, was also found murdered in the home when Upper Merion Township Police arrived on Monday. An autopsy was completed on Venna, but authorities are not yet releasing the findings. No suspects have yet been identified in connection with the murder or …
Monday, October 22, 2012
Authorities say the child was abducted and her 61-year-old grandmother was murdered.
Multiple news outlets are confirming that Upper Merion and Pennsylvania State Police are still searching for 10-month-old Saavni Venna after she was abducted from the Marquis Apartments in the 200 block of W. Dekalb Pike in King of Prussia sometime between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Oct. 22. According to NBC10, police have confirmed that the murder victim found at the scene was Saavni's 61-year-old grandmother, Satyavathi Venna, who was baby-sitting at the time. Police issued an Amber Alert after the father returned home later in the day and realized the child was missing. Police are still searching for the child and are not releasing any additional information about the crime. According to Fox 29, Saavni's father made an emotional plea for help in…
Authorities say the child was abducted in the course of homicide earlier today.
The Pennsylvania State Police have issued an Amber Alert for a 10-month-old baby abducted in connection with a homicide reported earlier in Upper Merion Monday. Police and emergency medical personal have reportedy been on the scene at the Marquis Apartments at 251 West Dekalb Pike in King of Prussia for most of the day. The following information was released by State Police: “The Pennsylvania State Police has issued an Amber Child Abduction Alert for the Upper Merion Township Police Department, Montgomery County. The Upper Merion Township Police Department is searching for Saanvi VENNA, Asian Indian, Female, 10 months old, 21 pounds last seen wearing a white dress with pink flowers, black hair, brown eyes, unknown jewelry. She was last …