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Friday Feb 13 | via Philly.com
The Upper Darby man accused of killing his caseworker and shooting his psychiatrist at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital last summer has been transferred to state prison as his attorney continues to assess his mental health. Richard Plotts was moved from a Delaware County jail to Graterford State Prison, where his attorney said he is in solitary confinement and receiving medications for mental illness. Comment?
Friday Feb 6 | via People
A thief carrying a toy gun was killed on Wednesday afternoon in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, after his would-be victim pulled a real gun on him. Police say the 67-year-old victim, who has not been named, was walking on a path in a local park when he was approached by 18-year-old Tyler Williams, who tried to rob him, WPVI reports. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 4 | via Lewistown Sentinel
Police say a man allegedly targeted for robbery while walking in a Philadelphia-area park shot and killed the masked man who accosted him. Upper Darby Superintendent Michael Chitwood said the 67-year-old man was walking in Upper Darby's Cobbs Creek Park at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday when a masked man ran up behind him with a gun and demanded money. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 4 | via CBS Local
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Wednesday Feb 4 | via MyFoxPhilly
SkyFOX was over the scene of a deadly shooting near the 6700 block of Short Street in Upper Darby, which happened shortly after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Police say a 68-year-old man was out for a walk with a dog on a trail when two men, both in their 20s, approached him at Cobbs Creek Park. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 4 | via NBC Philadelphia
Police in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania investigate the shooting death of a robbery suspect. He tried to hold up a man with a toy gun, police said. Comment?
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