PA Man Arrested in Road Rage Murder

For the past week, the news has been filled with the tragic news of a bright young teenaged girl was shot and killed in what police called a case of road rage gone bad. After video identified the truck of the shooter, police zeroed in on their suspect, forcing him to turn himself to authorities, where he, 28-year-old David Desper, was charged with first degree murder.

A Pennsylvania man was arrested Sunday in last week’s killing of a teen during a road rage incident at a merge that authorities said turned into a high speed “cat-and-mouse game.”

David Desper, 28, of Delaware County in Pennsylvania, was charged with first degree murder in the death of 18-year-old Bianca Roberson after turning himself in to police.

“This was a savage, senseless, brutal act,” Chester County District Attorney Thomas Hogan said.

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He said Desper became enraged Wednesday afternoon as he and the teen, who had just graduated high school, jockeyed for position on a two-lane West Goshen road that merges into one lane…

Since the death penalty was re-instated by the Supreme Court in 1976, Pennsylvania has executed 3 people, all convicted of murder. If Desper is found guilty, hopefully he will soon become the state’s fourth murderer to be executed. The penal system needs to send a clear message that murderers will themselves be killed for their deeds. One, it saves taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars to care for a life-sentence prisoner and it hopefully will stop others from killing.




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