After Grisly Killings in Pennsylvania, a Quick Deal to Spare Execution

By TRIP GABRIEL and ALAN BLINDER July 17, 2017 The police had been investigating the disappearance of four men in Pennsylvania for only a week when prosecutors sprang a deal on their chief suspect: Confess to murder and help the investigation, and...

Behind Bucks County Killings, a Young Life Skidding Off the Rails

By TRIP GABRIEL, MATTHEW HAAG and JON HURDLE July 17, 2017 BENSALEM, Pa. — Women blocked him on social media, saying he aggressively stalked them for dates and sex. After he dropped out of a university, he was banned from the campus by...

Man Admits to Killing 4 in Pennsylvania, His Lawyer Says

By JON HURDLE, RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA and MATTHEW HAAG July 13, 2017 DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — A week after four young men disappeared in the suburbs of Philadelphia, and one day after investigators found human remains buried on a...

Human Remains Found on Pennsylvania Farm Include Body of One of 4 Missing Men

By MATTHEW HAAG and CHRISTINE HAUSER July 12, 2017 Investigators searching a sprawling suburban Philadelphia farm in the disappearance of four young men who vanished last week discovered human remains, including the body of one of the men, the...