Pa. man charged with strangling girlfriend
Posted: March 25, 2014 - 3:53am

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Harrisburg man has been charged with homicide for allegedly strangling his girlfriend during a domestic dispute.

Forty-six-year-old Joseph Albert Riddick is being held without bail in Dauphin County prison in the death of 44-year-old Yevette Morrison.

Harrisburg police Sgt. Gabriel Olivera said Monday that Joseph Riddick admitted to police that he had strangled his girlfriend, who died at a hospital Sunday.

Investigators said the couple had been living together at the Alva Motel in Harrisburg, where police found the victim unresponsive.

The Latest

Breaking NewsWoman was texting just before fatal wreck, cops say

UPDATED 3:37pm - BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg driver who police say caused a fatal...

Front PageCoaches cost taxpayers more

Danville school board ‘levels playing field’ for spring sports

Front PagePunishment upsets grandparents

Benton-area couple: School put 10-year-old boy in ‘padded room’

Front PageLion’s Gate owner plans for new housing

The owner of the Lions Gate Apartments complex plans to build up to...

Front PagePolice eye speed in snowy crash

Wrecks pile up in spring storm