Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Quick crime bits

A prisoner hanged himself in his cell at SCI-Graterford on Monday, prison officials said.

Quick crime bits

*A prisoner hanged himself in his cell at SCI-Graterford on Monday, prison officials said. A guard found Jose Pagan hanging in his cell about 8:20 a.m, the officials said. Pagan, 42, a convicted murderer, was pronounced dead at the scene.
 

*A 22-year-old man was shot to death shortly after 6 a.m. this morning at 66th Street and Woodland Avenue, Southwest Philadelphia. He was not immediately identified. Police had no motive or suspects.

*An overweight robber held up the Wachovia Bank branch at 3rd Street and Oregon Avenue, South Philadelphia, today and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, running west on Oregon Avenue, authorities said.
The thief was described as a white man in his 30s, 5 feet 11, and weighing about 300 pounds. Tipsters can call the FBI at 215-418-4000.
 

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