East Pittsburgh Obituaries

East Pittsburgh Obituaries

Local obituary notices in East Pittsburgh, PA

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  • Sunday Jul 1 | via WZVN-TV Fort Myers 

    Teen's police killing tests long-frustrated black Pi...

    The day after Antwon Rose Jr. was shot through the cheek and elbow and in the back, killing the 17-year-old honors student, young black people swarmed the East Pittsburgh police station. Over the next several days, outraged protesters took over thoroughfares, disrupted rush hour and shouted from the steps of the county courthouse, demanding that the white officer who killed the black teenager be charged.

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  • Sunday Jul 1 | via The Skanner 

    Antwan Rose Jr Killing Galvanises Black Anger in Pit...

    The day after Antwon Rose Jr. was shot through the cheek and elbow and in the back, killing the 17-year-old honors student, young black people swarmed the East Pittsburgh police station. Over the next several days, outraged protesters took over thoroughfares, disrupted rush hour and shouted from the steps of the county courthouse, demanding that the white officer who killed the black teenager be charged.

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  • Wednesday Jun 27 | via Fox News 

    Pennsylvania police officer charged in shooting deat...

    East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld was charged with one count of criminal homicide in the shooting death of 17-year-old Antwon Rose Jr. A Pennsylvania police officer was charged with one count of criminal homicide in the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy in East Pittsburgh who was fleeing a traffic stop, according to court records released Wednesday. The charge against East Pittsburgh Officer Michael Rosfeld is outlined in a criminal complaint that says the officer first told investigators that 17-year-old Antwon Rose Jr. turned his hand toward him when he ran from the car and he "saw something dark he perceived as a gun."

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  • Monday Jun 25 | via CBC News 

    In struggling Pittsburgh suburb where Antwon Rose Jr...

    The Pittsburgh suburb where Antwon Rose Jr. was killed looks more like an abandoned subdivision or a down-on-its-luck small town than an actual city suburb: a smattering of ramshackle houses, a couple of churches and little else. Memorial was set up for for 17-year-old Antwon Rose Jr. where he was gunned down in East Pittsburgh on June 19. Several kilometres east of downtown Pittsburgh and a few twisting freeways away from the angry protests that rocked the city for several straight nights, lies the tiny, hillside borough of Braddock, Pa.

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