Saturday, July 4, 2015

Man kills ex in Delco, himself in Southwest Philly

Delaware County authorities say Anthony Serody, 38, forced his way into his ex-girlfriend's apartment, shot her in the chest and face, then fled the scene in a van and shot himself in the head on Mario Lanza Boulevard in Southwest Philadelphia.

Man kills ex in Delco, himself in Southwest Philly

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Sad story out of Prospect Park today ...

Delaware County authorities say Anthony Serody, 38, forced his way into his ex-girlfriend's apartment this afternoon, shot her in the chest and face, then fled the scene in a van and shot himself in the head on Mario Lanza Boulevard in Southwest Philadelphia.

Paramedics pronounced the 31-year-old woman dead around 3:50 p.m. inside her apartment on Fletcher Avenue near 13th. Her name has not been released pending notification of her family. The couple have a girl who is 6 or 7 years old who was taken to her grandmother's.

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