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

PE Sneak PeekThe PE Sneak Peek: April 28, 2016

8:31pm - Here are the stories keeping our reporters busy Thursday:• Coal...

Breaking NewsMan beat kitten with screwdriver, cops say

8:29pm - SCOTT TWP. — A man used the blunt end of a screwdriver to beat...

Front PageBlock Party to bring in $48G

Bloomsburg Police would prefer peace

Front PageCollapse sinks fishing trip

Bloomsburg-area pals suffer broken bones, burns in mishap

Front PageHousing plan nixed in Scott Township

Neighbors feared runoff woes from townhouses