2nd Teen Is Suspect in Local Musician's Murder: DA

Teenager already in jail on an unrelated charge

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    A second teenage girl has been identified as a suspect in the murder of a popular Bucks County musician found shot in his home late last year.

    Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler said Wednesday that Tatyana Henderson, 18, is already being held on charges unrelated to the Dec. 28 death of Danny DeGennaro inside his Levittown home.

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    Danasia Bakr, 17, was arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with the killing of Bucks County musician Danny DeGennaro.Investigators believe Bakr was driving the getaway car. DeGennaro was found dead in his home on Dec. 28. Police are still searching for three other suspects. (Published Tuesday, Mar 13, 2012)

    Court records show that Henderson is behind bars after failing to post 10 percent of $250,000 bail in relation to a February theft.

    Heckler says Henderson, who hails from Bensalem, Pa., will face charges similar to those filed against 17-year-old Danasia Bakr. The Morrisville girl was arrested earlier this week on charges including homicide and criminal conspiracy.

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    A popular rock and blues guitarist dies of a gunshot wound inside his Bucks County home. (Published Thursday, Dec 29, 2011)

    Heckler tells the Bucks County Courier Times that three other suspects in DeGennaro’s killing are still at large.

    Online court records don't list an attorney for Henderson.

    Danny DeGennaro, 56, was found dead inside his family home on Crabtree Drive in Levittown on Dec. 28 shortly after 10 p.m.

    DeGennaro died of a single gunshot wound to the chest, according to investigators.

    DeGennaro had performed with musicians including Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead and Clarence Clemons of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band.

    A teen girl was arrested and was charged Tuesday in connection with the killing of a Bucks County musician found shot in his home late last year.

    Danny DeGennaro, 56, was found dead inside his family home on Crabtree Drive in Levittown on Dec. 28 shortly after 10 p.m.

    Danasia Bakr, 17, of Morrisville, Pa. was arrested in connection to his death. She was arraigned and bail was set at $5 million Tuesday, according to court documents obtained by NBC10.

    Bakr was charged with conspiracy and robbery in relation to the homicide as well as burglary and a weapon charge, according to court papers.

    DeGennaro died of a single gunshot wound to the chest, according to investigators.

    Three other suspects in the killing remained at large Thursday.

    "As to those three, the men who actually entered the house and shot Daniel DeGennaro to death, we are coming," said Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler.

    Investigators say the suspects targeted DeGennaro for robbery. They first attempted to lure the musician out of his home the night of the murder by asking him to show them a neighbor's car for sale that happened to be in his backyard, according to police.

    "One of the young ladies made a call assuming that Mr. DeGennaro, because it was in his backyard, was the owner of the car," said Heckler.

    Investigators say one of the suspects reached the neighbor by phone and was told to call back in the morning. The suspects then allegedly decided to break into DeGennaro's home anyway, killing him with a shotgun. Heckler is urging the three remaining suspects to come forward.

    "When you hear the knock of the Federal Marshals on your door, it will be too late," said Heckler.


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