Chester County man charged in romantic rivalry murder

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Friday, July 17, 2015

NORTH COVENTRY TWP., Pa. (WPVI) -- Police have charged a Chester County man in a murder they say was motivated by a romantic rivalry.

22-year-old Zachary Ludwig is charged in the death of Nicholas Mruczek.

The victim was killed with a sawed-off shotgun at the Highland Manor apartments in North Coventry Township on Wednesday.

Investigators say Ludwig was angry because his ex-girlfriend was dating Mruczek.

Ludwig is being held at the Chester County Prison.