• WEATHER ALERT Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Trial set Monday in Philly subway death

April 13, 2009 4:32:22 AM PDT
One of five Philadelphia teenagers charged in the death of a 36-year-old man on a Philadelphia subway platform is scheduled to go on trial. Trial is set Monday for 17-year-old Kinta Stanton, the only suspect scheduled for trial as a juvenile.

While on house arrest, Stanton has additionally been charged with assault in the discharge of a weapon in his basement that injured another 17-year-old.

The subway death occurred in March 2008. Prosecutors say five teenagers assaulted 36-year-old Starbucks manager Sean Conroy in a concourse. The attack broke several ribs and triggered a fatal asthma attack.

Stanton is charged as a juvenile with third-degree murder.

Follow Action News on Twitter

Get Action News on your website

Follow Action News on Facebook

Click here to get the latest Philadelphia news and headlines from across the Delaware and Lehigh valleys.


Load Comments