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AG Shapiro’s Conviction Integrity Section Announces Relief for Delaware County Man Serving 41 Years in Prison For Murder

September 30, 2022

HARRISBURG—Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced today, following an investigation by his office’s Conviction Integrity Section, post conviction relief has been granted to Leroy Evans, a Delaware County man who has served 41 years in prison for a conviction of first degree murder.

AG Shapiro Announces Arrest of Luzerne County Man Charged in Murder for Hire Plot

September 27, 2022

HARRISBURG—Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Luzerne County District Attorney Sam Sanguedolce today announced the arrest of Ferdinand Cuevas-Herida, for attempting to arrange the murders of several witnesses tied to previously charged crimes against him for sexual offenses involving female members of his family.