A 54-year-old girl was allegedly stabbed to demise in Pennsylvania by a Fb Market vendor purportedly seeking to do away with their fridge.
The suspect within the alleged stabbing was arrested in Geistown on Tuesday and charged with felony murder, the identical day Williams was discovered with a number of stab wounds.
Joshua Gorgone, 26, has been arrested and charged with felony murder
Denise Williams, 54, was planning on shopping for a brand new fridge for her boyfriend, Man Eldridge, as a present.
She went to the residence of Joshua Gorgone, 26, after he listed a fridge on the Fb Market.
Gorgone advised detectives that he stabbed Williams with a kitchen knife following a dispute over how a lot the fridge ought to price.
An post-mortem revealed defensive wounds, suggesting there was a battle earlier than Williams was killed.
‘She did put up one heck of a battle,’ stated Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees. ‘This was a violent demise that she sustained.’
Williams was discovered inside Gorgone’s residence after being reported lacking the earlier evening.
Police have been capable of finding Williams by monitoring her telephone, in addition to using a Fb account Williams’ household supplied.
Denise Williams, 54, was stabbed to demise making an attempt to purchase a fridge on Fb Market
Pictured: Joshua Gorgone at police headquarters following his arrest
It isn’t believed that Williams and Gorgone knew each other previous to their deadly encounter.
‘She went there to have a look at the fridge and by no means got here out, sadly,’ stated District Lawyer Greg Neugebauer.
City officers are actually urging warning on the subject of assembly strangers for transactions, similar to these promoted via Fb Market.
‘It’s by no means a good suggestion,’ Geistown Borough Police Chief Nicholas Zakucia stated of assembly at somebody’s dwelling.
‘Public place. Meet with multiple particular person. You by no means know what you’re going to stroll into.’
In accordance with WJAC, Gorgone has been denied bail and has a preliminary listening to scheduled for April 14.
Eldridge claims that Williams used Fb Market previously, together with to purchase motorbike elements for him.
Williams was reported lacking on Monday evening (scene pictured)
She was discovered by investigators with defensive stab wounds on Tuesday (scene pictured)
Police have been capable of finding Williams by monitoring her telephone, in addition to using a Fb account Williams’ household supplied (scene pictured)
Eldridge described Williams as somebody who ‘wouldn’t damage a soul’ whereas charting his path with out her.
‘Simply making an attempt to proceed to like the best way she would need me to do and stay life to the fullest, like she anticipated me like I might,’ Eldridge stated to WJAC.
‘Simply all the time attempt to bear in mind her within the happier occasions.
‘I simply hope that justice can be served. Deliver closure for our household, convey closure for myself as a result of she didn’t deserve this. I simply hope justice can be served.’
A GoFundMe web page has been organized to assist pay for the funeral and memorial, in addition to for the daughter and son Williams leaves behind. It has raised greater than $17,000 to this point.
‘When you knew Denise, then that she was some of the charismatic, loving, and bull headed individuals you’ll ever meet,’ the web page reads.
Williams leaves behind two youngsters, in line with a GoFundMe web page
‘There’s by no means a problem she would again down from, and when it got here to her household, there have been no lengths she wasn’t prepared to go.’
Most Fb Market transactions occur with out incident, however there are severe issues typically lined to those offers.
Final month, a not too long ago licensed realtor was killed after promoting his dust bike on Fb Market for $2,750.
Joseph Vindel of New Orleans went to an unincorporated city to make the sale, however was allegedly killed by a 20-year-old who took the bike and fled.
Jalen Harvey was charged with first-degree homicide, armed theft and obstruction of justice, in line with KIRO 7.