Young Couple Charged in Ridge Pike Murder Plead Not Guilty

The young couple charged in the November death of a man in a parking lot off Ridge Pike in Conshohocken (Plymouth Township) plead not guilty at their arraignment on February 5th. From the Times Herald:

“I plead not guilty,” Lana Lare, 20, uttered in Montgomery County Court as she was arraigned Monday on charges of first-, second- and third-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder, robbery, possessing an instrument of crime and possession of heroin in connection with the Nov. 20, 2017, stabbing death of 31-year-old Chad Konata, of Collingdale, Pa.

Lare’s husband, Austin Parkinson, 20, through his lawyer, entered not guilty pleas to identical charges. Parkinson also was charged with lying to detectives in his initial statement.

You can read details on the case here.