Alleged gunman in fatal Chambersburg robbery gets post-indictment hearing

The alleged gunman who shot and killed Emilio Lopez during a 2012 robbery in Trenton’s Chambersburg neighborhood is gearing up for a post-indictment arraignment. Emmanuel Cruz, 29, of Hamilton, is scheduled to appear in court 9 a.m. next Monday before Mercer County Superior Court Judge Darlene Pereksta. A grand jury indicted him last month on … Read more →

Prosecutors: Video shows shooting death of Chambersburg murder victim

Recently arrested murder suspect Emmanuel Cruz killed Emilio Lopez in cold blood during a 2012 city robbery and the whole shebang was recorded on surveillance footage, authorities alleged. Mercer County Assistant Prosecutor Michelle Gasparian at a bail hearing Tuesday said the state has identified three cooperating witnesses who have all fingered 29-year-old Cruz as the … Read more →

Alleged shooter arrested for 2012 homicide

A fourth person has been arrested in connection with the 2012 death of Emilio Lopez. Emmanuel Cruz, 29, was arrested in Falls Township, Pa., Monday night by members of the U.S. Marshals Service. He is charged with murder, robbery and related weapons offenses in connection with Lopez’s death. Three other men, whom are all cousins, … Read more →

Emmanuel Cruz

Suspected in the Nov. 16, 2012 death of Emilio Lopez.