Three More Arrests In Chester Rite-Aid Slaying - Philadelphia News, Weather and Sports from WTXF FOX 29

Three More Arrests In Chester Rite-Aid Slaying

23-year-old Tariq Mahmud, the loss prevention officer at the store 23-year-old Tariq Mahmud, the loss prevention officer at the store

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) - Three more people are facing charges in last week's shooting death of a southeastern Pennsylvania drugstore manager.

The latest arrests in South Philadelphia come days after authorities previously charged a Philadelphia man and woman in the slaying of 40-year-old Rite Aid manager Jason McClay of Broomall.

Police said Wednesday they arrested 23-year-old Tariq Mahmud, a loss prevention officer at the Chester store, along with 23-year-old neighbors Christopher Parks and 19-year-old Ashaniere White.

Authorities said 24-year-old David Wiggins and 23-year-old Rita Pultro were previously charged in the case and will have a preliminary hearing later this month.

Police say Wiggins and Pultro walked into the Rite Aid minutes before closing and asked McClay for help with a product. A struggle ensued and the Navy veteran was fatally shot in the head.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Shooting Near Widener University Prompts Campus Alert

    Shooting Near Widener University Prompts Campus Alert

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:45:33 GMT
    A report of gunshots just off Widener University led to a campus alert Thursday morning urging school community members to "please remain indoors until further notice," but police have now given the all-clear.
    A report of gunshots just off Widener University led to a campus alert Thursday morning urging school community members to "please remain indoors until further notice," but police have now given the all-clear.
  • Police: Man Tried To Board Plane At Newark With Assault Rifle

    Police: Man Tried To Board Plane At Newark With Assault Rifle

    Police say an Indiana man tried to board a flight for Chicago with an assault weapon at New Jersey's Newark airport.
    Police say an Indiana man tried to board a flight for Chicago with an assault weapon at New Jersey's Newark airport.
  • Evesham Police: Suspicious Package Found In Municipal Complex

    Evesham Police: Suspicious Package Found In Municipal Complex

    Evesham Police: Suspicious Package Found In Municipal Complex

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:13:28 GMT
    Evesham Police Department are conducting an investigation into a suspicious package found inside the lobby of the Evesham Municipal Complex.Evesham Police Department are conducting an investigation into a suspicious package found inside the lobby of the Evesham Municipal Complex.
    Evesham Police are investigating a suspicious package found this morning by an officer that forced a shutdown of the Evesham Municipal Complex.
    Evesham Police are investigating a suspicious package found this morning by an officer that forced a shutdown of the Evesham Municipal Complex.
Powered by WorldNow

WTXF-TV
330 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2796

Phone: (215) 925-2929
Fax: (215) 982-5494

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices