Listen: Jonathan Harris, William Bars And First Degree Murder discussed on 24 Hour News
"Thirty one year old man accused of killing a playboy model in her apartment near suburban square pleads not guilty to first degree murder. KYW's suburban bureau chief, Jim Melwert reports the trial for Jonathan Harris is set for may eight he didn't say much as he was led from the courtroom in shackles ariza's accused of killing Christina craft in Ardmore condo in August. Prosecutor brianna ringwood says they will not seek the death penalty decision what she says was discussed with the victim's family reconsulted with them. They are part of that decision making process, according to prior testimony. Detectives say Harris told them he went to crafts apartment to sell her cocaine after he met her in center city. Philadelphia says they drank wine and had sex and what he asked for twelve hundred dollars for the drug. She said that was why they had sex detective say he told them he got angry and told her to give him back the cocaine and she hit him with a wine bottle say he admitted to hitting and choking her before sneaking out by climbing off her balcony another man who was accused of stealing hundreds of dollars of items from her apartment just days before she was killed was arrested Wednesday in south west village. Police say Andrea Melton gave craft a ride home and stole the items were apartment while she was passed out in his car. He's not suspected of having a role in her murder. At the suburban bureau, Jim were KYW NewsRadio. Johnny bothered extradited from Philadelphia to face charges. In New Jersey connected to the go fund me scam. We'll spend the weekend at least in a Burlington county jail cell. This update from KYW's David Madden. Cladding the rid prison jumpsuit it said little for the two minutes he appeared by video link before Judge Mark Tarantino. Prosecutors immediately asked for detention is public defender wants him in drug treatment. So the judge ordered everything put on hold until Tuesday. Bob faces theft by deception charges for his part in counting people can contribute. Four hundred grand using a story that turned out to be bogus co-defendants Mark d'amico and Kate McClure who allegedly spent the vast majority of the money on themselves are doing court for a hearing on Christmas Eve. Mt. Holly, David Mitton, KYW NewsRadio. And President Trump announced his selection of William to succeed. Jeff Sessions is the nation's top cop if he's confirmed, the former attorney general under forty first president, George H W Bush. Returned to his post at the department of Justice and will be responsible for overseeing the Muller investigation. A key. Senator looks to put this nomination of William bars. Attorney general on a fast-track Senator Lindsey Graham who will likely take over as chairman of the Senate Judiciary committee says is a man of the highest integrity and character and has an impeccable reputation Graham tweeted that he will do everything he can to push bars nomination through. So he can be confirmed as attorney general as quickly as possible. Top senate. Democrat Charles Schumer. Meanwhile, said bar will have a steep hill to climb to be confirmed and has to commit to allowing the special counsel's investigation to proceed unimpeded, Jerry bowed lender. Washington. There's a guilty verdict in a murder that stunned the country the killing of a civil rights activists who was part of the counter protests that a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville Virginia. The jury convicted young man prosecutors said was driven by hate correspondent, Don daler jurors took seven hours to convict twenty one year old James fields junior of all ten counts, including first degree murder militias wounding and failure to stop at the scene of an accident.."