A Lehigh County man is dead and his half brother jailed on criminal homicide charges following an alcohol-fueled fight early Saturday, police say
South Whitehall Homicide
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Police say a South Whitehall man died early Saturday after being stabbed in the stomach by his half brother.
A man is in jail and his half brother is dead after a drunken fight turned into a fatal stabbing early Saturday, police say. Cory J. Maletsky, 23, is charged with killing his half brother, Christopher Scott Lloyd II, 31. The two men, along with Joshua M. Eisenhauer and a fourth man known as "W.C.," were at Eisenhauer's home at 1521 N. Leh St. in South Whitehall Township. Police say the group was watching TV and then drinking alcoholic beverages around a fire pit. A fight started between Lloyd and Eisenhauer, then Lloyd and Maletsky. Maletsky said Lloyd had his hand around Maletsky's throat and was punching him in the side of the face, according to police. Maletsky then pulled a knife from his boot and stabbed his half-brother several times…
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Joshua James Rubin, 30, of Brooklyn, N.Y., had been reported missing Oct. 31.
The man whose smoldering body was found Nov. 1 along Applewood Road in South Whitehall has been identified as Joshua James Rubin, a 30-year-old cafe owner in Brooklyn, N.Y. Lehigh County District Attorney James B. Martin and Lehigh County Coroner Scott M. Grim released the identity this afternoon (Dec. 21) in a release. A family member had reported Rubin missing at 9 p.m. on Oct. 31 to the New York Police Department. Rubin, who lived at 100 Lawrence Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y., operated the Whisk Café at 1119 Newkirk Ave. in Brooklyn, authorities said. Grim said that Rubin was identified through DNA testing. The Lehigh County District Attorney's Office and coroner had released two forensic sketches of the man a month ago as they sought the public…
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
The Lehigh County District Attorney and Coroner seek the public's help in identifying a homicide victim in South Whitehall.
Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin and Coroner Scott Grim are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who was shot to death and whose body was found Nov. 1 along Applewood Drive in South Whitehall. The authorities released two forensic sketches of the homicide victim on Wednesday in hopes that the public can help identify him. The man is believed to be white and between 18 and 30 years old. He is estimated at 6-foot-1 to 6-foot-3 and weighing about 160 to 170 pounds. He is described as having short light brown hair. He was wearing eye glasses and appeared to be wearing a plaid shirt and purple and black checkered socks. The body was found about 8:30 a.m. along Applewood Drive, on a bend in the road between Huckleberry and…