January 24th, 2013
08:32 AM ET

Man charged with murder in Philadelphia doctor's death

Authorities have charged a Levittown, Pennsylvania, man in the death of a doctor whose bound body had been set on fire in her home, a law enforcement source told CNN on Thursday.

Jason Smith has been charged with murder, abuse of a corpse and other charges, according to Tasha Jamerson, a spokeswoman for the Philadelphia district attorney's office.

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    Notice how carefully this news clip avoids using the phrase 'wrongful death'.

    January 25, 2013 at 12:56 am | Report abuse | Reply

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