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Injured Victims From PA Trump Rally ID'd By Police Injured Victims From PA Trump Rally ID'd By Police
Injured Victims From PA Trump Rally ID'd By Police The two men who were shot during a Trump rally in Pennsylvania and left in critical condition have been identified by the Pennsylvania State Police on Sunday evening. David Dutch, 57 of New Kensington, PA, and James Copenhaver, 74 of Moon Township, PA, have serious injuries following the shooting by Thomas Matthew Crooks at the Trump rally on Saturday, July 13 but were listed in stable condition on Sunday, July 14, state police explained.   Former fire chief, Corey Comperatore, 50 of Sarver, was identified as the man who was shot dead, as Daily Voice previously reported. &nbs…
Trump Authorizes GoFundMe For PA Rally Shooting Victims Trump Authorizes GoFundMe For PA Rally Shooting Victims
Trump Authorizes GoFundMe For PA Rally Shooting Victims A GoFundMe fundraising campaign page has been launched for the victims and their families following the fatal shooting at the Trump Rally in western Pennsylvania on Saturday, July 13.  The fundraiser launched around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, just hours after Trump was shot. The GoFundMe fundraiser campaign page reads as follows: "President Donald Trump has authorized this account as a place for donations to the supporters and families wounded or killed in today’s brutal and horrific assassination attempt. All donations will be directed to these proud Americans as they grieve and recover…
Chester County Man On 'Road To Recovery' After Being Struck By Falling Tree: Fund Chester County Man On 'Road To Recovery' After Being Struck By Falling Tree: Fund
Chester County Man On 'Road To Recovery' After Being Struck By Falling Tree: Fund Neighbors and community members are collecting donations for Will Dusinberre, according to organizers on GoFundMe.  Dusinberre, a Chester County resident working a summer job on a Wyoming ranch, was injured during a hiking trip in Montana on June 28, according to the fundraiser.  "While sitting by a river, enjoying the sun and reading books, a gust of wind caused a tree to fall on Will and two friends at the base of Porcupine Falls," wrote organizer Ann Demilio of Devon.  Dusinberre was airlifted to St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings then flown to another hospital …
Dads ID'd As Men Pulled From Creek In PA Park: Police Dads ID'd As Men Pulled From Creek In PA Park: Police
Dads ID'd As Men Pulled From Creek In PA Park: Police Two fathers have left behind young children — including an infant after drowning in a Pennsylvania creek, as detailed in a GoFundMe started for their family. The discovery of the first body led divers to another body, as Daily Voice previously reported.  Bilsón Araél Ramirez, 22 recently of Pittsburgh, but originally of Guatemala, was found "floating in the Montour Run Creek near the Montour Run Trail" around 4:05 p.m. in Moon Township on June 28, according to the police release and identified by the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office on July 9.  After first res…
Tony Voce, First Philly Native To Star For Flyers Organization, Dies At 43 Tony Voce, First Philly Native To Star For Flyers Organization, Dies At 43
Tony Voce, First Philly Native To Star For Flyers Organization, Dies At 43 Tony Voce, the first Philadelphia native to play in the Flyers organization, died suddenly Monday, July 8, following an esteemed career representing his hometown franchise for years. The Lehigh Valley Phantoms announced Voce's death, noting he was a former Calder Cup Champion and running down his impressive and historic career. A cause of death was not made public. We are incredibly saddened to share the news of the passing of our dear friend, coach, and mentor Tony Voce. Your... Posted by Philadelphia Flyers Warriors on Monday, July 8, 2024 "We are incredibly saddened to sha…
Grindr Meetup Ends With Dismemberment Of PA 14-Year-Old: Affidavit Grindr Meetup Ends With Dismemberment Of PA 14-Year-Old: Affidavit
Grindr Meetup Ends With Dismemberment Of PA 14-Year-Old: Affidavit A 14-year-old transgender teenager from Western Pennsylvania met their alleged killer through the dating app Grindr, according to an affidavit of probable cause obtained by Daily Voice.  Dashawn Dale Depree Watkins, 29 of Sharon, is in the Mercer County Prison after bloody clothes and surveillance videos linked him to the brutal dismembering of 14-year-old Pauly Likens, the Pennsylvania State Police explained in a press release and court documents.  Likens was reported missing by "his" father (who does not acknowledge his son's transition to become a girl, the police explained in the affida…
Late Montco High School Grad Was Planning To Join Air Force, Fund Says Late Montco High School Grad Was Planning To Join Air Force, Fund Says
Late Montco High School Grad Was Planning To Join Air Force, Fund Says A class of 2024 graduate of Wissahickon High School, died on Monday, July 1, loved ones wrote in a GoFundMe launched to help the family.  Domenic G. Dugas, was 17-years-old, and slated to leave for training in the US Air Force at the end of the summer, fund organizer Denise Sabia explained. "No one is ever prepared to bury a child, and the financial burden of a memorial service is unimaginable during this difficult time," she wrote.   "Please consider contributing to help with the costs of medical bills, transporting Dom's body from NJ to PA, cremation, a…
PA Girl Murdered By Accused Serial Killer Buried In Unmarked Grave, Fund Says PA Girl Murdered By Accused Serial Killer Buried In Unmarked Grave, Fund Says
Serial Killer's Victim Jane Althoff Needs Gravestove: Fund Jane Althoff was just 8 years old when she was killed at a Chester area carnival more than 70 years ago by an infamous alleged serial killer, according to organizers on GoFundMe.  Althoff went to the traveling fair in Trainer with her two brothers on April 25, 1951. Her brothers reported her missing when it was time to leave and they could not find her.  Hours later, police discovered her body in the cab of a carnival truck in a secluded area of the five-acre fairgrounds, organizers said. She had been choked or smothered to death some five hours previously, likely while …
US Air Force Member, Father Killed In PA Motorcycle Crash US Air Force Member, Father Killed In PA Motorcycle Crash
US Air Force Member, Father Killed In PA Motorcycle Crash Edgar Guadarrama Jaimes, a Coopersburg father and husband, died in a motorcycle accident last Wednesday, June 26, officials have said. He was 30.  Guadarrama Jaimes was pronounced dead at the scene of the Interstate 78 crash, according to the Lehigh County Coroner's Office. Two other drivers involved in the accident were not injured.  His obituary from Stephens Funeral Home says the 30-year-old served in the United States Air Force and was a server at the Coopersburg Diner. The restaurant was closed on Monday, July 1 in Guadarrama Jaimes' memory.  Dear friends …
PA Woman Who Died At National Park Was Traveling Nurse With 'Zest For Life,' Fund Says PA Woman Who Died At National Park Was Traveling Nurse With 'Zest For Life,' Fund Says
PA Woman Who Died At National Park Was Traveling Nurse With 'Zest For Life,' Fund Says Gillian Tones of North Apollo was identified as the Pennsylvania woman who drowned at Glacier National Park in Montana over the weekend. She was 26.  Nations Parks Service officials said Tones slipped and fell into the water above St. Mary Falls on Sunday afternoon, June 23.  Witnesses said bystanders pulled her from the water after she was washed over the falls. She never regained consciousness and was pronounced dead at 7 p.m., according to park rangers.  According to her obituary from Curran Funeral Home, Tones was a 2015 graduate of Apollo-Ridge High Schoo…
'Senseless' Domestic Violence Slaying Prompts Community To Raise $10K+ Fund 'Senseless' Domestic Violence Slaying Prompts Community To Raise $10K+ Fund
'Senseless' Domestic Violence Slaying Prompts Community To Raise $10K+ Fund Friends, neighbors, and loved ones have raised thousands for the victim of an apparent domestic killing in Philadelphia.  Milan Jones, a 20-year-old Temple University nursing student, was found dead in a Willington Street apartment early on Saturday, June 22, city police have said. Investigators believe she died from blunt force trauma and called her killing "domestic in nature." Tymir Lackey, a 21-year-old and fellow Temple student, has since been charged with her murder.  On GoFundMe, Jones' sister-in-law Linsay Ramos said the 20-year-old was "taken from us too soon and in such a sensele…
PA 18-Year-Old ID'd After Drowning In Susquehanna River: Authorities PA 18-Year-Old ID'd After Drowning In Susquehanna River: Authorities
PA 18-Year-Old ID'd After Drowning In Susquehanna River: Authorities An 18-year-old man drowned in the Susquehanna River on Saturday, police announced on June 23.  The incident began when Gavin Frey of Howard, PA was swimming with a 22-year-old friend in the Susquehanna River between the City Beach and Riverview Park around 4:45 p.m. on June 22, Lock Haven City Police explain and he was later identified by the Clinton County Coroner Zach Hanna. The police and local fire and EMS were called to a water rescue "for two males who had been swimming and began yelling for help," as stated in the police release.  The 22-year-old man was rescued by a pri…
PhD Student Accused Of Killing Infant Twin, Abusing Brother In Pittsburgh, Report Says PhD Student Accused Of Killing Infant Twin, Abusing Brother In Pittsburgh, Report Says
PhD Student Accused Of Killing Infant Twin, Abusing Brother In Pittsburgh, Report Says Support is on the rise for a Pennsylvania family grieving the loss of one of their twin boys allegedly at the hands of their babysitter, who is accused of abusing the other as well, multiple news reports say. More than $50,000 had been raised as of Saturday, June 22 on a GoFundMe for first-time parents Savannah Roberts and Ethan Katz. The couple is mourning the loss of 6-week-old Leon, who is survived by his twin brother, Ari. Nicole Virzi, 29, is accused of causing the skull fracture that killed baby Leon, causing him to suffer a brain bleed and fracture on the side of his head, WTAE …
17-Year-Old Killed In Philadelphia Shooting Was Recent High School Grad, Family Says 17-Year-Old Killed In Philadelphia Shooting Was Recent High School Grad, Family Says
17-Year-Old Killed In Philadelphia Shooting Was Recent High School Grad, Family Says Isya Stanley, a Philadelphian who recently received her high school diploma, was killed in a shooting at Fairmount Park last Friday, June 14, according to police and loved ones. She was 17.  Authorities said Stanley was one of five people shot on the 2400 block of Greenland Drive around 10:45 p.m. She was struck multiple times and taken to Temple University Hospital where she was pronounced dead, PPD said.  The other four victims were placed in stable condition and the shooting remains under investigation, officials said.  In a GoFundMe campaign, family members said Stanley …
'Vibrant' 17-Year-Old Girl Killed In Philadelphia Park Was Preparing To Begin College: Campaign 'Vibrant' 17-Year-Old Girl Killed In Philadelphia Park Was Preparing To Begin College: Campaign
'Vibrant' 17-Year-Old Girl Killed In Philadelphia Park Was Preparing To Begin College: Campaign Isya Stanley was vibrant and she had goals.  The 17-year-old girl was planning on starting school at Morgan State College, her family said in a GoFundMe. But the teen's future was cut short on June 14, when she was shot and killed in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park. According to Fox29, Isya, three boys, and one other girl were struck by gunfire that rang out at a pop-up party, which had moved from  29th and Ridge over to North 33 after police broke it up. "A vibrant young scholar, entrepreneur and soon to be Morgan State College student leaves behind a devastated family and commun…
Argument Over Bicycle Leaves Pennsylvania 9-Year-Old Dead, Campaign Says Argument Over Bicycle Leaves Pennsylvania 9-Year-Old Dead, Campaign Says
Argument Over Bicycle Leaves Pennsylvania 9-Year-Old Dead, Campaign Says A child was pronounced dead after rescuers found him in Tacony Creek on Sunday, June 9, authorities told Daily Voice.  Police were called to the creek near the 100 block of East Wyoming Street around 6 p.m. The victim, 9, was found unresponsive and taken to St. Christopher's Hospital where he died, city police said.  Citing the city Medical Examiner's Office, Fox29 identified the boy as Philadelphia School District student Ernest Harmon-Tague.  Harmon-Tague's loved ones have launched a fundraiser on GoFundMe to assist with funeral costs. The campaign, launched by&n…
Grieving Sister Says Philly Area Brother Was Murdered Days Before 38th Birthday Grieving Sister Says Philly Area Brother Was Murdered Days Before 38th Birthday
Grieving Sister Says Philly Area Brother Was Murdered Days Before 38th Birthday Loved ones are collecting donations for the Hatboro man shot and killed during an altercation with a neighbor on Saturday, June 8.  Stephen Strassburg was found with multiple gunshot wounds in the parking lot of Razor Reese's Salon and Spa, authorities have said. He was taken to Abington Hospital where he died from his injuries.  The DA's Office believes Strassburg was shot by Maurice Byrd, the owner of Razor Reese's, while Byrd was on the phone with 911 dispatchers. He is charged with first-degree murder and is being held without bail.  On Facebook on Saturday, St…
17-Year-Old Charged With Chester High Schooler's Murder: Police 17-Year-Old Charged With Chester High Schooler's Murder: Police
17-Year-Old Charged With Chester High Schooler's Murder: Police One teen is in custody after another was shot and killed in Chester on Sunday night, June 9, city police said.  Authorities were called to the Wallingford Estates Apartments, 2701 Madison Street, around 8 p.m.  They arrived to find victim Sabrie Pierce suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital and succumbed to his injuries, police said.  Abdullah Muslim, 17, was identified as a suspect and arrested within 48 hours, CPDS said. He is being charged as an adult and was denied bail at his arraignment on Monday, June 10.  His preliminary …
PA ATV Crash Kills 22-Year-Old Guatemalan Woman Living In NJ: State Police PA ATV Crash Kills 22-Year-Old Guatemalan Woman Living In NJ: State Police
PA ATV Crash Kills 22-Year-Old Guatemalan Woman Living In NJ: State Police A 22-year-old woman died at the scene of an all-terrain vehicle crash on Sunday, Pennsylvania State Police in Gettysburg announced the following day. Evelyn Pineda Guadron, of Hightstown, New Jersey, was riding the Yamaha YFM7RAL ATV in the 400 block of Birch Run Road in Menallen Township near the Michaux State Forest in Shippensburg.  She lost control  of the ATV around 6 p.m. on June 9, PSP detailed in the release That's when she fell off “due to the decrease in elevation just off the roadway," as stated in the release. But the ATV kept g…
Fundraiser Launched For Lehigh Valley Teen Killed In Motorcycle Crash Fundraiser Launched For Lehigh Valley Teen Killed In Motorcycle Crash
Fundraiser Launched For Lehigh Valley Teen Killed In Motorcycle Crash Community members have raised thousands for the 19-year-old who died in a Walnutport crash over the weekend.  Eliam Buchanan-Ramos' motorcycle collided with another vehicle on Riverview Drive around 8:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1, officials have said.  He was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg where he died from complications of multiple traumatic injuries on Sunday afternoon, according to the Coroner's Office. His death was ruled accidental.  On GoFundMe, his older sister said Buchanan-Ramo was a "beloved brother, son, uncle, cousin, nephew, friend and brother in Christ…
Pair Charged In Deadly Shooting In Allentown's Fountain Park: Lehigh DA Pair Charged In Deadly Shooting In Allentown's Fountain Park: Lehigh DA
Pair Charged In Deadly Shooting In Allentown's Fountain Park: Lehigh DA Two men are in police custody in connection with the murder of Angel Martinez-Velez, prosecutors say.  Grelvis Estevez Cabrera and Carlos Nathaniel Landesta-Agramonte are charged with conspiracy to commit criminal homicide and tampering with evidence, according to the Lehigh County District Attorney's Office.  Officials have said Martinez-Velez, 25, was shot to death at the basketball court in Fountain Park last Saturday, June 1.  In a release on Thursday, June 6, the DA's Office said two vehicles were seen fleeing the park: a dark-colored Honda and a white car. Using …
Coatesville Parents Ran Fundraiser For Son Who Allegedly Overdosed On Their Drugs Coatesville Parents Ran Fundraiser For Son Who Allegedly Overdosed On Their Drugs
Coatesville Parents Ran Fundraiser For Son Who Allegedly Overdosed On Their Drugs The Coatesville parents charged with their son's overdose death last July launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for his funeral expenses.  The verified campaign raised $895 after it was posted on July 30, 2023.  "My name is Mousa Hawa I am asking for help to cover cost for my son Hunter Hawa," the campaign reads. "He passed suddenly 7/26/2023 we are having him cremated and then we will have a service for him(.)" Hawa and Holly Back are each charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in Hunter's July 26 overdose death, the Chester County District Attorney'…
High School Student Killed In ATV Crash, Pennsylvania State Police Say High School Student Killed In ATV Crash, Pennsylvania State Police Say
High School Student Killed In ATV Crash, Pennsylvania State Police Say An all-terrain vehicle rollover crash has led to the death of a Pequea Valley High School student.  Tyler Yoder, 18 of Narvon previously of Rohrerstown and Lancaster, passed away following the ATV crash in the 5800 block of Northeimer Road in Salisbury Township, according to Pennsylvania State Police. That crash happened around 8:41 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, PSP explained in a release. State police continue to investigate this deadly crash but they have explained that "The victim was operating an all-terrain vehicle in a field when the vehicle flipped. The victim was partially ej…
PA Firefighter Dies On Wife's 30th Birthday: 'I Will Never Recover From This' PA Firefighter Dies On Wife's 30th Birthday: 'I Will Never Recover From This'
PA Firefighter Dies On Wife's 30th Birthday: 'I Will Never Recover From This' This next decade was supposed to be the best one yet for Rachel Kay. The Bucks County resident had married the love of her life, Joe Kay, who honored her in part with a Facebook post on her birthday, June 1. UPDATE: Slain Firefighter Was Passenger In Unregistered UTV That Crash During Pursuit, Bucks DA Says Bu t Joe Kay, a member of the Plumstead Fire Department and sprint racer, died later that day. Not much is known about Kay's death, only that it came as a total shock to all who knew him, especially his wife. "My sweet, full of life, perfect husband passed away in an accident…
PA Mom Breaks Every Bone In Face, Suffers Brain Injury After Deer Plunges Onto Car PA Mom Breaks Every Bone In Face, Suffers Brain Injury After Deer Plunges Onto Car
PA Mom Breaks Every Bone In Face, Suffers Brain Injury After Deer Plunges Onto Car April 23 was any other day for Natalie Sciotti. She was heading home from her administrative role in the Cumberland Valley School District, preparing to pick her 13-year-old daughter up for softball, then come home and make dinner for them and her 16-year-old son. But fate had other plans for 38-year-old Sciotti. She was approximately 300 yards from home on Boiling Springs Road, across from the Allenberry Playhouse, when a deer jumped from an embankment onto her vehicle, landing where the windshield meets the roof, according to her brother, Nick Sciotti. Sciotti's car, a 2022 Nissan …
Boyertown Community Rallies For Late Youth Baseball Coach Boyertown Community Rallies For Late Youth Baseball Coach
Boyertown Community Rallies For Late Youth Baseball Coach Community members are raising thousands for the family of Steve Batten, a youth coach who died suddenly on Sunday, May 26, according to colleagues.  Batten coached the Boyertown Black Bears of the Boyertown Midget Baseball League, friends said on GoFundMe. "Coach Steve was a major contributor to BMBL as a coach from t-ball all the way to majors and advanced play," organizers wrote. "He served as the president of the Jr. Division and has been a board member and the director of marketing." "Steve Batten will remain one of the most passionate individuals when it comes to promoting a posi…
Details Come To Light In Crash That Killed Levittown Skateboarder After Suspect Surrenders: DA Details Come To Light In Crash That Killed Levittown Skateboarder After Suspect Surrenders: DA
Details Come To Light In Crash That Killed Levittown Skateboarder After Suspect Surrenders: DA A Bucks County Investigating Grand Jury has recommended a Philadelphia man be charged in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 28-year-old skateboarder last November. Tajair Anthony Delbridge, 25, surrendered on Friday, May 24, 2024, to be arraigned on charges of accidents involving death or personal injury, hindering apprehension or prosecution, tampering with physical evidence, criminal solicitation, possession of a small amount of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Delbridge is believed to have struck Joel Steven Moreau in Levittown on Friday, Nov 24 on Haines Road, t…
Elkins Park Teen Killed In Roxborough Shooting Was Weeks From Graduation: Family Elkins Park Teen Killed In Roxborough Shooting Was Weeks From Graduation: Family
Elkins Park Teen Killed In Roxborough Shooting Was Weeks From Graduation: Family Elijah Deloach, the 18-year-old shot and killed in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, May 21, was two weeks away from graduating high school, according to loved ones.  In a GoFundMe campaign set up to assist with funeral costs, family members called Deloach a "heroic young man." "Due to gun violence and Elijah's bravery he was taken from us unexpectedly," wrote campaign organizer Angela Yanni.  "Elijah was trying to de-escalate a domestic abuse situation and help the victim get out safe, tragically being shot in the process." Philadelphia police believe Deloach was shot by 23-y…
Pennsylvania Man Spared Prison Sentence In Turks And Caicos After Ammo Arrest: Report Pennsylvania Man Spared Prison Sentence In Turks And Caicos After Ammo Arrest: Report
Pennsylvania Man Spared Prison Sentence In Turks And Caicos After Ammo Arrest: Report Bryan Hagerich will avoid jail time and pay a fine of $6,700 after being accused of bringing ammunition to the British territory of Turks and Caicos, 6abc reports.  Hagerich, a Pennsylvania dad, was caught with 20 rounds in his baggage in February, authorities have said.  He was facing a possible 12-year sentence but received a 52-month suspended sentence and a fine instead, according to the report. A judge found "exceptional circumstances" in Hagerich's case and said the statutory minimum sentence was "unjust and disproportionate to the crime committed," 6abc wrote.  Hageri…
Construction Worker, Union Member Killed On Pennsylvania Jobsite Construction Worker, Union Member Killed On Pennsylvania Jobsite
Insulators Union Member Matthew Holloran Killed On Jobsite Union colleagues are passing the hat for Matthew Holloran, who died on a job site last Wednesday, May 8.  "Matt passed away while working on a construction site in West Philadelphia," wrote fellow Insulators Union member Maria Pfrommer on GoFundMe.  "This is a tragedy that hits too close to home, a stark reminder of the dangers our brothers and sisters face every day on construction sites nationwide and just how short life is." A spokesperson for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Holloran's death is under investigation.  Holloran, 49, of Glenm…
Philadelphia Teacher Killed In Apparent Murder-Suicide: Police Philadelphia Teacher Killed In Apparent Murder-Suicide: Police
Philadelphia Teacher Killed In Apparent Murder-Suicide: Police A special education teacher in Philadelphia was killed in what police described as an apparent murder-suicide.  Ondria Glaze was found at the scene on the 1300 block of South 70th Street on Sunday afternoon, May 5, authorities told Daily Voice.  "Ms. Glaze was our Special Education Compliance Monitor and long-time beloved Olney teacher," Olney High School Principal Michael Roth said in a statement.  "At Olney, we have a saying, 'Olney Love.' Ms. Glaze could truly be defined as 'Olney Love.' She embodied this mantra and blessed every student and staff member she came across,"…