Four Charged With Murder in Rite Aid Killing

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    Jason McClay, 40, of Broomall was shot and killed.

    A suburban Philadelphia judge has allowed murder charges to proceed against four suspects accused of taking part in the slaying of a Chester drugstore manager.

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    Four suspects in the shooting death of 40-year-old Jason McClay of Broomall appeared Friday before a Delaware County judge. They are next due in court Dec. 3 in Media.
     
    Rita Pultro and David Wiggins are charged with first-degree murder. Tariq Mahmud and Christopher Parks face second-degree murder charges. All are from Philadelphia.
     
    Pultro and Wiggins are accused of entering a Rite Aid in Chester to rob it, then shooting McClay and fleeing the scene.
     
    Authorities said Parks was the getaway driver and Mahmud was a store employee who provided inside information about security procedures.
     
    Attorneys for the four defendants could not immediately be reached Friday.

     


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