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Ex-pastor Sentenced In 1st Wife's Death

AP | Posted 09.10.2014 | Crime

LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania pastor already serving life without parole for bludgeoning his second wife to death in 2008 has been sente...

'Sinister Minister' May Have Killed His First Wife, Too

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 01.23.2013 | Crime

STROUDSBURG, Pa. -- A former Methodist clergyman convicted of bludgeoning his second wife to death in 2008 now faces trial on whether he killed his fi...

Pastor Accused Of Murdering Wives Testifies In Own Defense

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 03.20.2013 | Crime

STROUDSBURG, Pa. — A former Pennsylvania pastor accused of killing his second wife testified in his own defense Friday, describing her death as ...

Pastor Accused Of Double Murder Says Both Deaths Were Accidents

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 03.17.2013 | Crime

STROUDSBURG, Pa. — Arthur Schirmer bowed his head, put his hands over his ears and squeezed his eyes shut Tuesday as a forensic pathologist desc...

Retired Pastor Was Cheater, Not Murderer: Lawyer

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 01.09.2013 | Crime

STROUDSBURG, Pa. -- A prosecutor suggested Tuesday that a philandering Pennsylvania pastor killed both of his wives because he was unhappy with his se...

Retired Pastor Allegedly Staged Car Crash To Kill Wife

AP | Posted 03.10.2013 | Crime

STROUDSBURG, Pa. — A retired Pennsylvania pastor charged with killing both of his wives is on trial in the death of his second wife. Arthur "A....

Retired Pastor Accused Of Killing Both Wives

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 09.29.2012 | Crime

LEBANON, Pa. -- Retired Pennsylvania pastor Arthur "A.B." Schirmer was a serial philanderer, preying on women in his church who were having trouble in...