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Boy arrested on charges of killing ex-girlfriend and her mother

Just hours after a boy found out his ex-girlfriend had started to date someone else, police say he fatally stabbed both his ex and her mother.

NBC 10 reports Upper Saucon Township Police near Philadelphia found 17-year-old John Bradley ejected from a vehicle along with a 14-year-old passenger after crashing it.

Investigators identified the vehicle as belonging to 39-year-old Rosalyn Siobal Glass of North Catasauqua, Pennsylvania.

Police contacted authorities there and went to Glass’ home where they found the bodies of her and her daughter, 16-year-old Rianna Lynn Glass.

CBS News reports that police credited surveillance video from a Ring camera for placing both Bradley and the 14 year old at the Glass home. Authorities say they don’t know if the girl was inside the home during the murders.

Police found a double-edged knife with red and brown stains on it inside the crash vehicle.

The Manila Bulletin reports Bradley and Rianna had split up in August. Police say both Bradley and his 14-year-old female companion were spotted on surveillance video walking around both the front and the rear of the Glass home on the day of the murder and the day before.

They also say a forensic analysis discovered Bradley’s blood and DNA on the murder weapon.

He is being held without bail and charged with two counts of criminal homicide and one count of theft of a motor vehicle. It’s not known if the 14 year old will face charges.

Rosalyn Lynn Glass and her daughter Rianna
Family photo via GoFundMe

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“Our family needs to advocate on her behalf and help spread the awareness of Teenage Domestic Violence. Together, we hope we can influence these young teens to break the silence. #Justice4Rianna #breakthesilence,” the family wrote on a GoFundMe campaign that successfully raised $30,000 for both funerals.

Born in Pangasinan, Philippines, Rosalyn Glass worked at iHerb in Easton, Pennsylvania and loved to sing and dance. Rianna attended Northampton High School and shared her mother’s passion for dance.

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