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Sister likely walked in on killing in East Liberty (Pittsburgh, PA)
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | February 11 | Megan Harris & Margaret Harding

Posted on 02/13/2014 9:27:53 AM PST by PghBaldy

Police found the bodies of sisters Susan — naked and doused with chemicals — and Sarah Wolfe at the foot of their basement stairs about 12:45 p.m. Friday with single gunshots in their heads...

...Detectives are reviewing surveillance video from the Port Authority that shows Susan getting off a bus at the same time as an unidentified man...

(Excerpt) Read more at triblive.com ...


TOPICS: Local News; Society
KEYWORDS: eastliberty; iowa; murder; pittsburgh
They are the sisters of an Iowa State Representative. I am (mildly) shocked this is not getting more coverage. It is sad how the authorities are telling people in the area to be careful, yet they aren't really telling them who to look out for.
1 posted on 02/13/2014 9:27:53 AM PST by PghBaldy
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To: PghBaldy
These were nice ladies. One of them was a prominent pediatrician at one of Pittsburgh's better hospitals. The brutality of the crime and attempted cover-up is shocking.

They showed a grainy video of the suspect on the news last night, so we have a better idea of what to look for than we did before.

This PC walking on eggshell crap has GOT to stop. They need to find the perp and hang him high.

2 posted on 02/13/2014 9:33:28 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: PghBaldy
they aren't really telling them who to look out for.

It ain't a white guy or they would have said ...

3 posted on 02/13/2014 9:34:45 AM PST by Dan(9698)
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To: PghBaldy

I wish the media would quit referring to the neighborhood as “safe.” There are no safe neighborhoods in Pittsburgh.


4 posted on 02/13/2014 9:35:48 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Vigilanteman

When he is caught, we will hear about what a nice guy he is and that he “was just turning his life around.”


5 posted on 02/13/2014 9:38:17 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: PghBaldy

Too bad the second victim didn’t have CCW and used it on the perp.


6 posted on 02/13/2014 9:40:18 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Dan(9698)

That is true. also, East Liberty has been sketchy for decades. I have never felt safe there.


7 posted on 02/13/2014 9:41:36 AM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: PghBaldy
And yet there are those who insist that abortion is wonderful and the death penalty is barbaric.
8 posted on 02/13/2014 9:46:34 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Obama: "I can do whatever I want")
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To: PghBaldy

Mary Wolfe, is an Iowa Democratic state representative.


9 posted on 02/13/2014 9:48:12 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: PghBaldy

PC till it hurts


10 posted on 02/13/2014 9:49:29 AM PST by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: fatnotlazy

E’Sliberty? Safe? SINCE WHEN


11 posted on 02/13/2014 9:49:49 AM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: fatnotlazy

from his mama or grandma no doubt.


12 posted on 02/13/2014 9:52:44 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: PghBaldy
Mary Wolfe's on words from her official website/blog:

I’m a member of the Democratic minority in the IA House (40-60…good times); I’m the ranking member on our House Judiciary committee and also serve on Human Resources, Transportation, Public Safety, and the Justice Systems Budget Subcommittee. I am a big believer in social justice and smarter sentencing and President Obama (no, he’s not perfect, but hello, the ACA, pretty darn impressive). I am honored to have the opportunity to serve the people of my district, and I look appreciate any feedback/comments/ suggestions that you care to share on the bills and issues I discuss in my posts.

Mary Wolfe Site

13 posted on 02/13/2014 9:57:01 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Navy Patriot

Is she related to them or what?


14 posted on 02/13/2014 10:04:08 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: martin_fierro

Actually, Chislett Street is in a neighborhood called Highland Park. At one time, Highland Park was considered a toney neighborhood. Those big old houses were mansions for the wealthy. But that neighborhood is no longer upper crust and hasn’t been for a good 30 or more years. The well-to-do either died off or moved away. Many of the big houses were subdivided into apartments and are now inhabited by riff-raff from the “real” East Liberty.

The media is living in the past.


15 posted on 02/13/2014 10:05:11 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: F15Eagle

All three are sisters.


16 posted on 02/13/2014 10:08:31 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Secret Agent Man
Yes, the media will dutifully trot out family, friends, his minister, his high school football coach, you name it. And people will go, “awwww, poor guy,” and forget all about the victims. These will be the jurors too.
17 posted on 02/13/2014 10:11:20 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Navy Patriot

Ah, OK.

~~~but hello, the ACA, pretty darn impressive~~~

Ummm, very sorry for her tragedy, but hello, the ACA is not impressive in the least but rather oppressive.

And will result in many other tragedies, albeit different, it appears.

That being said, I hope they find the perp, though it’s way too late.


18 posted on 02/13/2014 10:11:40 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: fatnotlazy

Pittsburgh actually has a very low crime rate, particularly when compared to Houston, Dallas, or Tampa, let alone Philly.


19 posted on 02/13/2014 10:11:43 AM PST by Clemenza (Lurking)
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To: F15Eagle
...I hope they find the perp, though it’s way too late.

I heard yesterday, that Obama plans to release the ones they've already got from prison, it being racist and all.

20 posted on 02/13/2014 10:20:54 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: PghBaldy

It has been getting a lot of coverage locally. One sister was a psychotherapist, and the other was a teacher at a Hebrew Academy. The sister who had been stripped naked had her body covered in bleach (which, according to the CSI shows, is to destroy any DNA evidence)

East Liberty is a Pittsburgh neighborhood where civilization had essentially ended. Until recently when Google moved into an old Nabisco bakery and started hiring tons of people. So some brave young professionals have started to move back in.


21 posted on 02/13/2014 10:49:40 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Navy Patriot
I am a big believer in social justice and smarter sentencing

Wonder how she'll feel about these things now.

22 posted on 02/13/2014 10:58:09 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (Has anyone seen my tagline? It was here yesterday. I seem to have misplaced it.)
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To: Clemenza

True, but you should never allow stats to lull you into a false sense of security. Residents and prospective buyers or renters are told their neighborhood is safe, so they get careless about such things as leaving their vehicles unlocked or walking through dark alleys at night. Then they wonder how they became crime victims.


23 posted on 02/13/2014 10:59:24 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Navy Patriot

Aaah,she’s a strong believer in social justice.

That says it all.

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24 posted on 02/13/2014 11:04:56 AM PST by Mears
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To: IYAS9YAS
Wonder how she'll feel about these things now.

As do I, however, the identity, details and history of the perp will color the crime, when they get the scum.

25 posted on 02/13/2014 11:08:28 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Navy Patriot

Well, Ms Mary Wolfe I am a big believer in violently exterminating these murdering scum.

I hope Pennsylvania has the death penalty. In Texas we take too long in using it but at least some of our cockroaches eventually get to meet Lucifer ahead of time.


26 posted on 02/13/2014 12:22:40 PM PST by Rockpile
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To: Vigilanteman
This PC walking on eggshell crap has GOT to stop. They need to find the perp and hang him high.

Ya think??

I more and more believe this sort of senseless inhuman crime should be solved, tried and the perp or perps executed within 60 days. No exceptions.

27 posted on 02/13/2014 1:35:59 PM PST by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good g race to resign!)
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To: publius911

. . . on a high platform built in the public square, proceeded by hymn singing to really, really p*ss off the ACLU.


28 posted on 02/13/2014 2:05:15 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: PghBaldy

“...as an unidentified man...”

So, not even a general description yet?


29 posted on 02/13/2014 2:28:55 PM PST by PLMerite
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To: fatnotlazy

Released by the parol board because he behaved himself and now can be a productive person in society again, these people should be with him when they gas him


30 posted on 02/13/2014 4:16:49 PM PST by ronnie raygun (zippy the a##clown sez..............................)
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To: Vigilanteman

Really? What station broadcast this? I haven’t seen it on the internet.

Could you make out anything about the guy - race, age, body type. clothing?


31 posted on 02/13/2014 7:31:04 PM PST by Vinthundar
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To: Vigilanteman

Dr Sarah Wolfe was triple board certified in pediatrics, adult psychiatry, and child psychiatry. Her specialty was victims of domestic abuse. Word all around is that she was a lovely person. She was at Western Psychiatric Institute - the local “mental” hospital. No reason to believe her work had anything to do with this crime.


32 posted on 02/13/2014 7:31:04 PM PST by Vinthundar
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To: fatnotlazy

With respect, not true. Chislett is primarily Morningside. It starts on Butler Street by the river. Where it intersects Stanton Avenue, it becomes the East Liberty neighborhood.

Heth’s Run (a hill) and Negley Run are the defining boundaries around Highland Park.

No argument about how the neighborhoods - Highland Park, East Liberty, even Morningside - have gone downhill. It’s shocking and very sad.


33 posted on 02/13/2014 7:31:04 PM PST by Vinthundar
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To: PLMerite

Someone above said a “grainy video” from the bus showed the guy, but did not provide details. Latest is that they sat together on the bus....

What makes me believe it is a black is the fact the stolen car was deserted in the blighted business district of East Liberty, by the branch of the library, the “Fountain,” and - perhaps significantly, the East Liberty Presbyterian Church, which provides a homeless shelter for men. No white person would go to this area after dark.

The police reported Susan had associations with “homeless men” - how does a 44 yr old woman with a job in a solidly middle class Jewish neighborhood, at a private Orthodox Jewish school, who is very new in town, come to hang out with homeless men?

But the fact the stolen car was deserted 4 minutes away from the crime scene, by the neighborhood homeless shelter, is an odd detail - on a 10 degree cold night, did he head for the only place in the area he knew?


34 posted on 02/13/2014 7:41:47 PM PST by Vinthundar
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To: Buckeye McFrog

The killer arrived at the house by foot, after a bus ride. Details indicate it was a planned killing. How did he expect to make his escape from the murder scene? On foot? By Bus? Was he waiting for Sarah, so he could steal her car, or was that just luck?

He beat Susan severely before he shot her dead. As bleach was used, sexual assault is suspected. He was in the house for hours - what was he doing? He would have to have been covered in blood - did he wash his clothes in the basement?

Latest report from police is that Susan was seated by the man on the bus, and that they disembarked at the same time. She told work she couldn’t stay late Thursday because she had an appointment. With this guy?


35 posted on 02/13/2014 8:01:58 PM PST by Vinthundar
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To: Vinthundar

WPXI. There must have been a whole three seconds of the grainy video. He looked like one of Holder’s people, late 30s to mid 40s, medium build, dressed like a bum.


36 posted on 02/13/2014 11:33:11 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Vinthundar

Good information, thanks.

If she was a shrink, she was probably trying to help homeless people, many if not most of whom are nuts. A kind but naive and dangerous thing to do, but for liberals a common occurrence. Lacking any evidence to the sordid, I’ll put it down to misplaced good intentions.


37 posted on 02/14/2014 4:19:47 AM PST by PLMerite
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