Second suspect charged with murder in death of Pottstown woman

- Authorities say an 18-year-old man and a 17-year-old have been arrested and charged in connection with a home invasion that left a woman dead in Pottstown.

READ MORE: Police: Woman shot, killed during home invasion in PottstownPolice seek two men wanted in fatal Pottstown home invasion, robbery

According to investigators, 18-year-old Aaron Taylor is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder, robbery, conspiracy and possessing an instrument of crime.   17-year-old Camren Williams was previously charged with robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery and possessing an instrument of crime. The homicide charge was added Friday. Authorities say Williams will be tried as an adult. 

Investigators say Taylor and Williams entered the residence while a repairman was changing the front door lock. According to authorities, they entered the home for an apparent robbery. 

Officers responded to a home on the 300 block of North Washington Street on November 18 after a security alarm was triggered at the residence. When police arrived on the scene, they found 38-year-old Sylvia Williams dead on the floor of a second-floor bedroom. Investigators say she had been shot.

Anyone with further information is asked to call the Pottstown Borough Police Department at 610-970-6570 or the Montgomery County Detective Bureau at 610-278-3368.

 

 

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