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Handyman arrested in slaying of elderly Philadelphia woman

Handyman arrested in slaying of elderly Philadelphia woman

A neighborhood handyman was arrested Saturday in the death of an elderly woman found beaten and stabbed in the bedroom of her northwest Philadelphia home. Leroy Wilson, 37, faces a murder charge in the death of Regina Brunner, 85, whose body was discovered Monday in her East Mount Airy home, homicide division Capt. James Clark told reporters at a news conference. Brunner's car was found the next day six miles away in north Philadelphia. Clark said her computer also was recovered, and both provided evidence that led them to Wilson, who had "a violent and lengthy criminal history" in Florida and Philadelphia. Wilson also was seen on surveillance video trying to use...

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