Duo in 2007 shooting now charged with murder after victim dies

Police have charged two Kingsessing men with murder after a man they shot in a street robbery in 2007 died.

Rashad Darby, 24, of 53rd Street near Greenway Avenue, and Derrick Wilson, 23, of Upland Street near 53rd, were charged with murder, conspiracy and weapons offenses for allegedly killing Stanley Radford, 44, of Chestnut Street near 62nd in West Philadelphia, said Officer Christine O'Brien, a police spokeswoman.

Darby and Wilson already were behind bars at Graterford (Darby for attempted murder, Wilson for aggravated assault) for shooting Radford throughout his body on Aug. 14, 2007, on Upland Street near 52nd, O'Brien said. Radford survived that shooting but never fully recovered; when he died more than six years later on Nov. 29, 2013, he was at Mercy Suburban Hospital being treated for complications from the shooting, O'Brien said.

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