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Man facing murder charges in road rage slaying of woman, 18

Written by The Associated Press | Jul 2, 2017 11:55 AM
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West Goshen Police Chief Joseph Gleason holds a sketch of a suspected road rage shooter during a news conference outside police headquarters, Friday, June 30, 2017, in West Goshen, Pa. The man is suspected of shooting of high school graduate Bianca Roberson, 18, in the head, killing her, as the two tried to merge into a single lane on, authorities said.

(West Chester) -- Authorities say a Delaware County man is in custody in the death of a recent high school graduate shot in the head during a road rage confrontation as the two tried to merge in a single lane. 

 Police said 28-year-old David Desper, of Trainer, turned himself in early Sunday and was charged with first- and third-degree murder, possession of an instrument of crime, and reckless endangering in Wednesday's death of 18-year-old Bianca Roberson along Route 100 in West Goshen Township, Chester County. 

 Chester County District Attorney Thomas Hogan said the dented red pickup truck sought in the shooting had been located and the handgun police believed was used was found in the suspect's bedroom. 

 Roberson had just graduated from Bayard Rustin High School in West Chester and was planning to attend Jacksonville University in Florida this fall. 

 

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