New DNA test possible in 1994 killing...

New DNA test possible in 1994 killings : The Morning Call Online

There are 80 comments on the The Morning Call story from Mar 21, 2007, titled New DNA test possible in 1994 killings : The Morning Call Online. In it, The Morning Call reports that:

A Lehigh County judge has left the door open for further DNA tests and a bid for a new trial for a woman convicted of kidnapping, beating and shooting the wife of her ex-boyfriend in a Heidelberg Township woods ...

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Since: Mar 07

Wonderland

#63 Mar 26, 2007
Anna from LV wrote:
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Nah... I'm bored with you. Bye.
Apparently not, because you commented anyway LOL!! You are soooooooooooo predictable!! LOL!! YOu are too funny, Anna.
lisa

AOL

#64 Apr 23, 2007
i know she did it because i was in lehigh county prison with her and she told me she did it. she seemed nice ans quiet but had no remorse for what she did. she usually had her little girl and her husband come out to visit her and they also seemed nice. hard to believe someone like her could do such a thing.

“The Princess on her throne”

Since: Mar 07

Bethlehem

#65 Apr 24, 2007
lisa wrote:
i know she did it because i was in lehigh county prison with her and she told me she did it. she seemed nice ans quiet but had no remorse for what she did. she usually had her little girl and her husband come out to visit her and they also seemed nice. hard to believe someone like her could do such a thing.
Wow. So she confessed to it? I hope you are going to do the right thing and be a witness for the prosecution if this goes back to trial. She may have seemed like a nice person, but that only goes skin deep. Nice people don't commit murder, and they certainly don't commit murder and show no remorse afterward.
Honky Tonk

Allentown, PA

#66 Apr 24, 2007
I love DNA. I got their greatest hits on 8 track.
TKK

Denver, CO

#67 Jul 4, 2007
Unfortunately I came across these postings quite by accident and must say it saddened me to read them and especially this one. How is he doing people ask, he lives in hell everyday.
Is the right person in jail, most definitely and without a shadow of a doubt. There are things even the jurors did not get to hear. Things she said to her baby in the prescence of police which confirmed her guilt.
Why would she want another trial or testing of DNA if she didn't do it? What does she have to lose? She is in for life, one can only hope for some way to get out.
Does it all matter now? No, the damage and pain has been done.
Lori1052 wrote:
She did it, we know that. This was my aunt & uncle's only grandchild, Andrew's only child and his one & only love (Joanne)! He waited until he found his soul mate and Patty took her from him!
a pissed off daughter

Tampa, FL

#68 Sep 29, 2007
i live in fl and my fam lives in jersey, well long story short my sis told me my dad was sending a woman in jail money and blah blah blah, well googles her name and inmate # and well a behold it was a psyco who killed a lady and her baby, dont know what bull crap she feeds him but he is lonely divorced and has a decent amount of money, but stingy with it, he gets his own grandkids a dollar store toy, but for a while he has been sending this baby killer 40-90 a week. it makes me wonder, she tells him she is going to win this huge lawsuit and hell be rich with her and blah blah he believes this shit, the day that happens the day he never sees me or my three daughters again, who know she might try to kill me and my 6 month old,
a pissed off daughter

Tampa, FL

#69 Sep 29, 2007
Lori1052 wrote:
She did it, we know that. This was my aunt & uncle's only grandchild, Andrew's only child and his one & only love (Joanne)! He waited until he found his soul mate and Patty took her from him!
lori keep this psyco in jail, she is playing my father!!!!is there any news please email me at [email protected]
Paula

Garden City, KS

#70 Jul 2, 2008
I need to see an update on this but they did have DNA evidence on her. It was mitochondrial DNA instead of nuclear DNA and she wants people to believe it's not as good. It is. She's a manipulative psycho.
forsure guilty

Lancaster, PA

#71 Mar 6, 2013
I met this woman in muncy state correctional institute and she is guilty as hell ...
wrongly judged in pa

Forest City, PA

#72 May 12, 2014
Henry Q wrote:
three days before Joann vanished. Joann answered the phone, telling Rorrer, "we'd had just had a baby and were happily married," and asking her not to call again.
hell hath no fury like a woman told to butt out by the new woman
UNTRUE that call was 10 days prior to the murder,,much evidence was never brought forward! No one dug as deep as they should have into the person closest to her,,the person who could not stand hearing the baby cry,,the person who did not sleep with here any longer ,the fact there marrage was not going well...do not believe all you read in the papers,,before you judge KNOW the facts!
wrongly judged in pa

Forest City, PA

#73 May 12, 2014
----deep thought---- wrote:
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Wow. So she confessed to it? I hope you are going to do the right thing and be a witness for the prosecution if this goes back to trial. She may have seemed like a nice person, but that only goes skin deep. Nice people don't commit murder, and they certainly don't commit murder and show no remorse afterward.
she never once has said she did it! YOu were in prison and we are supposed to believe YOU and not her mmmmm
Not Sleepless in Seattle

Seattle, WA

#74 Jan 27, 2015
wrongly judged in pa wrote:
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she never once has said she did it! YOu were in prison and we are supposed to believe YOU and not her mmmmm
I just saw this story on Forensic Files tonight and this case struck me as VERY USUALLY ODD. I do not think that it is beyond the shadow of doubt that the husband could have taken hair from a brush or in the car of his X-gf with a horse stable near by to frame her. I believe there's much to doubt this so called trial process where facts can be manipulated. I don't believe her Constitutional rights are upheld and it is entirely possible the wrong person is sitting in jail for a crime she did not commit.
Sheri

Houston, TX

#75 Aug 19, 2015
The bitc& was grasping at straws. Of course the DNA came back to her! She was & is guilty as hell. Her as$ is still where it belongs, rotting away in prison!
Justice

Pittsburgh, PA

#76 Sep 7, 2015
I just watched a program about this evil woman on tv tonight & it made me sick to my stomach. Did she suffocate that poor baby boy or did he die of exposure? Absolutely horrific! I have no doubt that she is guilty of these murders. She is nothing but a jealous monster & I'm glad that she's behind bars. She doesn't deserve to be a mother. I guess when she said that no one messes with her she failed to think about God messing with her. Karma b*tch. I hope she rots in jail. PERIOD.
fatdaddy

Fort Thomas, KY

#77 Mar 13, 2016
Juror Number 1 wrote:
There may be new developments in DNA testing, but remember the jury only had 1998 test results to use for the decision.
The DNA test will be the same, it never changes, maybe stupid people,should think about the baby, she let suffer and die, instead of worrying about a mad dog killer
fatdaddy

Fort Thomas, KY

#78 Mar 13, 2016
Not Sleepless in Seattle wrote:
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I just saw this story on Forensic Files tonight and this case struck me as VERY USUALLY ODD. I do not think that it is beyond the shadow of doubt that the husband could have taken hair from a brush or in the car of his X-gf with a horse stable near by to frame her. I believe there's much to doubt this so called trial process where facts can be manipulated. I don't believe her Constitutional rights are upheld and it is entirely possible the wrong person is sitting in jail for a crime she did not commit.
yeah well maybe Charles Manson manipulated it from prison, bullshit!!!! If you have kids, go hug them, because they could wound dead, on your chest in a field, while other people, feed their murderers, and bleeding hearts like you,cry foul.
Booboobear

Slatington, PA

#79 Apr 6, 2016
Claire wrote:
A while back, I heard from a mutual acquaintance that Andy married a woman named Teresa Benckini and moved to Colorado shortly after Rorrer was put away. Living in CO was a "dream" he and Joann had. I think he has since moved back to the area and is single again. Joann was a sweet, kind person. She did not deserve this terrible fate. Pat Rorrer killed her and needs to realize that nothing will exhonorate her. DNA was already done on her hair and the murder had her name written all over it. Stop wasting taxpayers money.
CORRECT THIS WOMAN LET HER ANIMALS TO ROT IN A BARN.LET THEM TO DIE.SHES A COLD BLOOD MURDERER.DNA PROVED SHE DID IT.LET THE FAMILY REST.AND LET HER SIT AND ROT.AS SHE LEFT THE BABY AND MOTHER AND BARN ANIMALS.PEOPLE FORGET AFTER YEARS BUT I REMEMBER.
Sofedup

Emmaus, PA

#80 Apr 13, 2016
She already sought a new DNA test of that other hair back in 2007, and the DA agreed to the test. Guess what? It was hers! Not only was there DNA evidence for 1st conviction, there was overwhelming circumstantial evidence - multiple false alibis disproved, bodies found where she used to ride on horse trails, motive, etc.- enough already!
anonymous

United States

#81 Saturday Jun 4
Patricia Rorrer is guilty as hell! I hopes she rots in hell for what she did.She is the only one who would have done what she did and she alone had a motive.....jealousy ! To kill a little baby is beyond evil.Dhe should have gotten death penalty.....two murders and this ugly pig is still breathing ????
Booboobear

Slatington, PA

#82 Yesterday
anonymous wrote:
Patricia Rorrer is guilty as hell! I hopes she rots in hell for what she did.She is the only one who would have done what she did and she alone had a motive.....jealousy ! To kill a little baby is beyond evil.Dhe should have gotten death penalty.....two murders and this ugly pig is still breathing ????
Agree UNBELIEVABLE ...still don't understand why she hasn't received the DEATH PENALTY...
AND WANTS ANOTHER CHANCE ARE U KIDDING ME!!!....if she gets another chance...there is something wrong with are society...legal system ..

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