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December 4th marks the 7 year anniversary of Lee Vanluvender's murder

December 4th marks the 7 year anniversary of Lee Vanluvender's murder

Dec 3, 2014
On December 4, 2007 between the hours of 9:00 am, and 10:00 am, Lee Vanluvender was murdered on Hypsy Gap Road in Tunkhannock Township, Monroe County. The homicide took place in the parking area on Hypsy Gap Road next to the one lane bridge. Lee Vanluvender was driving a gold colored Jeep Cherokee with oversized tires. Anyone who was hunting in this area at this date and time, or anyone with any information, please call Detective Richard W. Luthcke at the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office at 570-517-3052, or the Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department at 570-895-2400. The family …

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Charles Hicks, Jr. convicted of murder, sentenced to death

Charles Hicks, Jr. convicted of murder, sentenced to death

Dec 2, 2014
On November 18th, 2014 Charles Hicks, Jr. was sentenced to death by the jury who had convicted Hicks of murdering and dismembering Deanna Null in January of 2008. Jury selection began on October 27th, 2014. First Assistant District Attorney Michael Mancuso, a dynamic homicide prosecutor who has tried more than two dozen previous murder cases, began opening arguments on November 5th.  Attorneys Jason LaBar and Robin Spishock represented the defendant. Attorney Mancuso presented more than 100 pieces of evidence and examined more than 35 witnesses during the three week trial. It took the jury l…

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