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...