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Old 08-31-2013, 06:41 AM
 
Location: Phila Pa & NYC
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Philly has witnessed some brutal mob hits back in the day. Angelo Bruno being the most memorable.
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Old 08-31-2013, 07:59 AM
 
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The Boy in the Box.
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Old 08-31-2013, 09:32 AM
 
Location: Phila Pa & NYC
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The Boy in the Box.
That is right and it even made the television show "America's Most wanted".
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Old 08-31-2013, 09:57 AM
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Location: Tall Building down by the river
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you may want to reword that. Lol

lol.
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Old 08-31-2013, 04:01 PM
 
Location: Silver Spring, MD/Washington DC
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The MOVE bombings in 1985 when Wilson Not So Goode bombed his own city.
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Old 08-31-2013, 05:00 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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The murder of four year old Barbara Jean Horn in NE Philadelphia in 1988. The killer put her in an empty TV box and left her on St. Vincent Street ...
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Old 08-31-2013, 05:40 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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Philly has witnessed some brutal mob hits back in the day. Angelo Bruno being the most memorable.
The Bruno hit definitely created one of the most memorable crime scene photos in Philadelphia history
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Old 08-31-2013, 06:49 PM
 
Location: Columbus,Ohio
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Were the killers motorcycle gang members?
I am not sure if he was a biker or not but remember the name of those poor girls' murderer- he was Charles Stickle. Also another famous murder was that of a hippie girl in West Philly ,Holly Maddux. Her boyfriend Ira Einhorn also a hippie killed her and locked her body in a trunk and shoved it in a closet where it remained for several days or so. He fled the country and remained free for many years. He was tried and convicted in absentia. However in recent years he was tracked down and brought back to America to start serving his sentence. Even though he did not get it , the death penalty would have served the scumball right.

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Old 08-31-2013, 07:00 PM
 
Location: Columbus,Ohio
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Also another murder was of a 17 year old girl from Tacony named Delores Dellapenna which occurred in 1972. I believe this is still unsolved.
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Old 08-31-2013, 08:13 PM
 
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Also another murder was of a 17 year old girl from Tacony named Delores Dellapenna which occurred in 1972. I believe this is still unsolved.
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After one of the longest-running homicide investigations in Philadelphia history, authorities say they have solved the grisly murder of Dolores Della-Penna, a Tacony teenager who was kidnapped, beaten and dismembered 24 years ago tomorrow.


They have asked the Philadelphia district attorney to approve arrest warrants charging five men in the 17-year-old's death, law enforcement sources said.


Nine men were involved in Della-Penna's disappearance, sources said. Two are already in prison, serving long terms for other crimes. Three live in Philadelphia and Berks County, the sources said. And four believed to have been involved have died since the July 11, 1972, killing.
Gory Killing Of '72 Solved, Sources Say Arrests Sought In Case That Obsessed Police. - Philly.com
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