"It is not easy to kill somebody with just your fists and feet," Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said in a statement. "But the defendant was determined to kill the victim. This is the ugly face of domestic violence."
It was not clear what caused the confrontation, police said, but it enraged Steven Mark Quadrel so much that he went to his truck, grabbed his 9mm Beretta semi-automatic pistol, and returned to his Airy Street apartment to ambush his father, shooting him dozens of times in the back and the head.
Albert Weaver, Jr., Virginia Weaver, and Andrew Dorney pleaded guilty on Monday and were sentenced to state prison for neglecting Albert Weaver, Sr., each claiming that he or she was not the man's primary caregiver but that they regretted not doing more for him as his health deteriorated.
On Facebook, he would engage them in conversation before asking them to send him pornographic images, authorities said. In one case, the 27-year-old man invited a 15-year-old to his Horsham home, where he sexually assaulted her.
Valiquette, 22, of Havertown, was arrested Thursday and charged with rape, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, unlawful contact with a minor, statutory sexual assault, and other charges related to the April 22 attack, the Delaware County District Attorney's Office announced.
Bruce Rogal choked Christian, slammed her into walls and a kitchen counter, knocked her to the floor, punched her in the back of her head, spit in her face, jabbed her in the stomach, and "threatened to take the baseball bat and beat the s- out of" her, according to a transcript of a hearing and other court documents related to the protection-from-abuse order.