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Three charged in Kensington murder

Three men were charged in the stabbing death of a North Philadelphia man. From left: Luis Mendoza, Darlin Menoza-Sanders, Ramon Turcios.
Three men were charged in the stabbing death of a North Philadelphia man. From left: Luis Mendoza, Darlin Menoza-Sanders, Ramon Turcios.

Three men have been charged with murder in the early Sunday stabbing of a North Philadelphia man, police said.

Police were called to the 3100 block of G Street about 3:05 a.m. for a report of a “person screaming.” On arrival, they found  Israel Baca-Hernandez, 31,  lying on the sidewalk in front of the Laberintos De Pasion restaurant suffering from multiple stab wounds to his torso. Hernandez was taken to Temple University Hospital where he was pronounced dead about 3:30 a.m., police said.

Arrested shortly after the killing were suspects Luis Mendoza, 35;  Darlin Mendoza, 31 and Ramon Alberto Turcios, 25, police said. 


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