Authorities: Victim recorded Schuykill shotgun slaying

Warning: this story contains language not appropriate for minors — we only include it because of the specific nature of the story and the circumstances. Keith Smith By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times SCHUYLKILL — A man is charged with shooting his girlfriend to death as she recorded the grisly, shotgun slaying on her phone, before he turned the gun on himself, trying, but failing to commit suicide. First...

Man slain in Coatesville robbery

COATESVILLE — A Philadelphia man attending Lincoln University was shot to death Saturday night after he and a companion were robbed by three masked men, city police said. Christopher Robinson, 22, was reported killed at South Fifth Avenue and Olive Street during an alleged robbery. A city man, Evander Wilson, 24, is charged with coordinating a conspiracy to rob Robinson and another man. Authorities...

Elderly woman slain by family member

An elderly woman was stabbed to death by a relative in the early morning hours in Lower Oxford, Tuesday, State Police said. Police offered few details about the incident, beyond that the victim was 81 and the alleged assailant, a relative of the victim, is in custody. All other family members have been accounted for, State Police said. State Police and the Chester County Detectives are investigating...

Clue sought in Valley double slaying

VALLEY — Local law enforcement is seeking clues to who shot and killed two Coatesville men as they sat in a minivn, Saturday evening on Nichols Avenue, Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said. Township police responded to a report of shots fired just after 7 p.m. Saturday evening and found  Clayton Woodward, Jr., 32, and Terrance Craig-White (a/k/a “Science” and “Syence...

Update: Fifth slaying suspect turns himself in

Tyler Adams COATESVILLE — City Police said Tuesday afternoon that Tyler Adams turned himself into city police this afternoon. Adams, 16, had been wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of Juan Antonio Jiminez on Oct. 4. Four others charged in the slaying have been taken into custody: Dajon Rowe, 17, Steven Adams, 17 (Tyler Adams’ brother); Demetrius Joseph, 21 and Chris Mansfield,...

Five charged in Coatesville slaying

First homicide in nearly three years in city during robbery gone wrong By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Dajon Rowe COATESVILLE — Five men have been charged in the fatal shooting of another man during a robbery gone wrong early Sunday, Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said, Monday. Four of the five charged are in custody, with the fifth being sought by authorities. The killing was...

D.A.: Caln Twp. teen now murder defendant on lam

Authorities say 19-year-old fatally shot his stepfather Monday night By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times A homicide warrant has been issued for Deviane J. Scott, 19, of Caln Township, in connection with his stepfather’s fatal shooting Monday night. Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said Deviane Scott, 19, is accused of murdering his stepfather, Joseph Durham, 36, after...