Woman Guilty of Beating, Burning Mother

Bucks County woman bludgeons, burns her mother

A judge found a Bucks County woman guilty of murdering her mother, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer.

The morning of Oct. 17, Rebecca Olenchock, 25, gruesomely beat her mother with a baseball bat and set fire to the hut that they lived in, locking her mother inside.

According to the Inquirer, Olenchok, frustrated with living in poverty, then proceeded to drive to Tennessee to meet up with a boyfriend she had met online.

Local

Breaking news and the stories that matter to your neighborhood.

President Biden to Reinstate Coronavirus Travel Ban

Philly Council President Looks Ahead at 2021 Goals

The case was decided in a 2 1/2-day, non-jury trial, with the help of overwhelming evidence, reports the Inquirer.

A sentencing date has not been scheduled yet, but already, under state law, Olenchock faces a mandatory life sentence without parole.
 

Contact Us