October 14, 1988 |
Police take Morris Parrish, 20, last night from his home on Grange Avenue near 21st Street in East Germantown, next door to where nurse Marva Thompson, 45, was found beaten to death, her body submerged in her bathtub. Police said Thompson was beaten with a flower pot and a vase by an assailant who forced open a back door. Parrish was arrested when he returned home in Thompson's Oldsmobile Cutlass, police said. Detectives said police with a search warrant took bloodstained clothing from his house.
July 29, 2000 |
Andre Brooks believes in conserving water. He obviously loses his temper when someone wastes the precious resource. Last March 2, Brooks, 40, demonstrated his passion for conservation. He shot and killed a boarder in their apartment building on Dorrance Street near Carpenter, because the man had left the water running in the bathtub, Assistant District Attorney Richard Sax said yesterday. After a preliminary hearing this week before Municipal Judge Teresa Carr Deni, Brooks was ordered to stand trial in the murder of Anthony Carr, 40. Sax said Carr had died of a gunshot wound to the back.
September 9, 1999 |
Authorities were investigating the drowning of a 9-month-old baby who was found face down in the bathtub of a Camden apartment yesterday morning. The Camden County Medical Examiner's Office ruled the death of Jovanny Martinez accidental, but authorities were looking into the circumstances, said Greg Reinert, spokesman for the county Prosecutor's Office. The mother, Latisia Martinez, 19, told police that Jovanny was bathing with his 2-year-old sister when she found him unresponsive in the tub, Reinert said.
August 4, 2014
Humane-law officers investigating a Tioga man for failing to care for two dogs he left outside the Pennsylvania SPCA Friday discovered that he was illegally keeping two baby alligators in his home, the Pennsylvania SPCA reported Friday. Carl Tyler, 40, of the 3600 block of North 21st Street, allegedly dumped the flea-infested dogs outside the SPCA's shelter Wednesday. Officers were able to track the dogs to Tyler's house. Officers searched his house Friday night and discovered the alligators, which were confiscated and are expected to be transferred to a sanctuary next week.
January 14, 1990 |
We want to build a frame around our old bathtub. It's the old, standard- type bathtub on legs, but we think it would look better with a new enclosure. Can you get us started on this project? You can get a new look in your bathroom by doing this. It will seem as if you replaced the tub, but your plan will cost much less and be much much because you don't have to remove the tub. A frame should be made of pressure-treated 2-by-4s. There should be a bottom and top plate with studs placed every 16 to 18 inches.
October 28, 1990 |
Amid the computers, colorful bulletin-board displays, caged ferret and seashell-display table in Mary Ann Fleming's first-grade classroom at Charlestown Elementary School is a 400 pound claw-footed bathtub. The bathtub, without plumbing, is lined with two inches of foam and a yellow patchwork quilt. It's a cozy spot for snuggling up to read books and doing other classwork. "It's pretty good, and I like relaxing in it," said 6-year-old George Cartalaro of Malvern. "I like putting my legs up and reading books in there.
January 8, 1992 |
A West Philadelphia woman was found stabbed to death yesterday in the blood-splattered bathtub of her apartment in the 4300 block of Chestnut Street, authorities said. Michelle Beale, 22, was found dead by her mother, Sandra, and several of Beale's friends when they went to the apartment about 12:20 p.m. after learning she had not reported to work for two days and attempts to reach her by telephone were unsuccessful. "The motive appears to be robbery, because of ransacking," said Sgt. Johnny Johnson, a Homicide Division supervisor.
April 2, 2016 |
The apartment along South Avenue in Secane was in disarray when police arrived Wednesday afternoon: Blood and feces were on the floor, ripped-up papers were strewn about, and a message was written on a wall. In the bathroom, authorities found the naked body of Markia Benson, 36, in a bathtub full of water. Police in Upper Darby Township have ruled Benson's death a homicide, and on Thursday announced they were still searching for her killer, whom they believe Benson knew. But whoever did it, Upper Darby Police Superintendent Mike Chitwood said at a news conference, "meant to hurt her, embarrass her, and harm her. " Benson had several injuries to the head, neck, and face, consistent with stab wounds or even strangulation.
June 3, 1994 |
A Chester man wanted in the fatal shooting of a 10-year-old North Philadelphia boy in Chester last month was arrested in Lawrence, Mass., Massachusetts State Police said. Francisco Colon, 25, of the 100 block of Upland Street, was at a friend's home Tuesday night when he was arrested by the Massachusetts State Police, who found him hiding behind a shower curtain in a bathtub, said Sgt. Kevin Horton. Colon was arraigned in District Court in Lawrence Wednesday on murder charges and will face extradition to Pennsylvania in connection with the death of Edgar Rohina.
June 12, 2013 |
AS A GRAND JURY continues to piece together the details surrounding the May 25 death of a paralegal found in the bathtub of her lawyer boss and reported lover, her family is moving toward closure of another sort. A Philadelphia judge on Monday ordered that the remains of Julia Papazian Law be released to her mother for burial. Law, who died days before her 27th birthday, was found facedown in bathwater by a maintenance man at the Rittenhouse Square home of A. Charles Peruto, a prominent Philadelphia criminal-defense lawyer.