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Bensalem Teen Charged with Murder

A 19-year-old Bensalem teen was stabbed to death early Sunday morning, Bensalem police said.

Joseph Romano (Photo courtesy of Bensalem Police)
Joseph Romano (Photo courtesy of Bensalem Police)
A 19-year-old Bensalem man has been charged with murder in relation to the Sunday stabbing death of another Bensalem teen, Bensalem police announced Monday morning.

Joseph Romano, 19, of the 1100 block of Kasmir Avenue, is charged with homicide and related offenses, police said.

Police responded to the report of a stabbing at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday at the Kasmir Avenue address, police said. Upon arrival they discovered the body of a 19-year-old man and Romano, police said.

Romano was taken into custody without incident, police said, and was arraigned by Magisterial Judge Maggie Snow. Romano was sent to Bucks County Prison with no bail.

The victim's name has not been released, pending family notification.

The case is under investigation by Bensalem police and the Bucks County District Attorney's Office.


Joan Scully Schleinkofer April 01, 2014 at 08:21 AM
Two young lives lost. Very sad.
Believe April 01, 2014 at 01:28 PM
agree, very sad...there is no need in our society to legalize any type of recreation drug...not against medical marijuana, just what states like Colorado and Washington are doing with the backing of our government...drugs lead to drugs and more drugs and ruin lives

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