PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Philadelphia man awaiting trial for robbing and kidnapping a person in Bucks County is now dealing with tried murder fees for the crime. And he’s additionally being charged with killing a person in Philadelphia — lower than per week earlier than the Upper Southampton Township crime.
Officials say Pavel Belous, of Philadelphia, was charged Wednesday with two counts of tried murder stemming from a theft and kidnapping on March 11.
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He was arraigned and bail was set at $5 million.
Belous has been within the Bucks County Correctional Facility for the reason that arrest following the crime.
He was recognized by the sufferer throughout a preliminary listening to on June 3 because the masked man who entered his automotive on the McDonald’s parking zone on the 300 block of Second Street Pike at 10:30 p.m. on March 11.
Belous reportedly put a knife to the sufferer’s throat and demanded money after coming into the automobile. The sufferer gave Belous $20, however that wasn’t sufficient, so he pressured the sufferer to drive to an ATM and withdraw $450.
He eliminated his face overlaying through the incident and threatened to kill the sufferer as a result of he noticed his face and will determine him.
Then Belous made the sufferer drive him to his house and get extra money. The sufferer was capable of name 911 with out Belous noticing, however hung up earlier than the decision was answered.
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The sufferer then referred to as his mom to let her know he was bringing a good friend over. Once they arrived on the house, the sufferer’s mom was exterior and Belous threatened to “cut his throat” and “rape and kill” the mom, the legal criticism says.
He additionally threatened to burn the sufferer’s home down and acknowledged that he “killed people before.”
The sufferer was capable of retrieve a folding knife from his automotive and stabbed Belous within the again, then ran inside his home and referred to as 911.
Officers discovered Belous hiding within the sufferer’s automotive and arrested him.
Bucks County officers not too long ago realized that Philadelphia police filed murder fees in opposition to Belous on June 16 for the homicide of a 62-year-old man on March 5.
He had lower the sufferer’s throat after which the sufferer’s house was set on hearth.
“I can’t imagine the terror that the victim must have felt,” District Attorney Matt Weintraub mentioned. “He acted with great resourcefulness and courage. I commend him for his bravery. Our goal is to separate this defendant from society for as long as possible so that he can never harm anyone ever again.”
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CBS3’s Alecia Reid can have extra concerning this incident on Eyewitness News this afternoon.