The Latest Alleged Murder in Bradford

1-wantedperson1jfhkdhdgkjfhd_optBy now, nearly every body in town has heard about the latest alleged murder in Bradford.

At approximately 9:30 AM on Friday, Stephen Stidd, Shot Melvin Bizzarro, in the parking lot behind Togi’s Restaurant.

Stidd 62, who is being represented by attorney Gregory Henry, is in the custody of Pennsylvania State Police, and was arraigned before District Judge Dom Cercone.

1-wantedperson1jfhkdhdgkjfhd_optStidd, will be charged with criminal homicide in the shooting death of his son-in-law.

The State Police claim an un-fired bullet recovered from the handgun had “Mel” carved into it. Which might indicate the shooting was premeditated.

Even though Stidd was charged with criminal homicide, he is free on $100,000 bail, and is scheduled for a preliminary hearing next Thursday.

Barbara Stidd told city police that her son-in-law had been shot behind Togi’s Restaurant. When Police arrived, Steve Caskey asked what happened, Stidd reportedly said, “I told him I had a gun.”

Kevin Rhebergen, was unloading his truck and told police he heard an arguement followed by a gunshot. Rhebergen then said he saw Bizzarro lying on the ground, and Stidd standing near him.

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2 Comments for “The Latest Alleged Murder in Bradford”

  1. Mary Wanna

    The key word here is “alleged”. It most likely was self defense.

  2. Mary Wanna

    I resent that this is being called a murder. Nobody knows the true facts, let it rest until the case is over. Small town, small minds, idle gossip. That’s why I left 49 years ago.

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