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In reversal, Sean Kratz spared the death penalty in grisly slayings on Bucks County farm, prosecutors say

Prosecutors changed course and will instead ask for consecutive sentences in Kratz’s crimes.

Sean Kratz guilty of murder in grisly slayings on Bucks County farm, jury says

Prosecutors described Kratz as remorseless killer who joined his cousin in an act of senseless violence and showed no regret over the loss of three lives.

‘Burn in hell’: Victim’s relative confronts Sean Kratz as jury again fails to reach a verdict in his Bucks County murder trial

The man was quickly escorted out of the room, capping a day in which the jury deliberated for eight hours without reaching a verdict. Jurors have spent 14 hours over two days weighing Kratz’s fate.

After 6 hours of deliberation, Sean Kratz jury still without verdict in Bucks County murders

Kratz, 22, is facing the death penalty if convicted of murder for his admitted role in the deaths of three young men in 2017.

Sean Kratz does not take the stand, defense rests at Bucks murder trial

Kratz, 22, is accused of shooting one teen and helping his cousin, Cosmo DiNardo, rob and kill two others.

Delaware County prison chief to retire after Inquirer investigation into allegations of racism

John A. Reilly Jr. announced Monday in a letter to county officials that he will retire on Nov. 27.

In taped confession, Sean Kratz admits role in Bucks County killings

Kratz told county detectives he shot Dean Finnochiaro in the head at his cousin Cosmo DiNardo's urging.

Boss of Delaware County’s private jail accused of racism, abuse of power

John Reilly, Jr., superintendent of George W. Hill Correctional Facility, was accused of misconduct by current and former employees. An oversight board prevented their complaints from becoming public, but Reilly could face new scrutiny from Delaware County's incoming Democratic county council.

Video played in Sean Kratz trial shows shifting, inaccurate statements after murders, detectives say

Sean Kratz spoke to detectives days after the murders, often contradicting himself, according to a recording of it played in court.

Delco's other election upset: Upper Darby's mayor defeated

The council race wasn’t the only upset in Delaware County on Tuesday. Mayor Tom Micozzie lost his seat by 919 votes.