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Accused killer Michael D. Marchalk has been caught on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey. State police said Marchalk was caught at 11:50 a.m. Friday, and is jailed awaiting extradition to Pennsylvania. Marchalk, 37, was being sought in the Father’s Day beating death of his father Gary D. Marchalk of Barnesville. Gary Marchalk was a defense lawyer with offices in Tamaqua and Frackville. He is believed to have beaten his father to death late Sunday after months of death threats.
A Schuylkill County motorcyclist was flown to a Lehigh Valley area hospital following a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 6:12 p.m. Tuesday along Route 183 in North Manheim Township. State police at Schuylkill Haven said Joseph C. Dabashinsky, 31, of Cressona, was operating a motorcycle northbound and following a 2017 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Phillip M. McCarthy, 38, of Pottsville. Troopers said McCarthy stopped to turn left onto Fox Hollow Road and was rear-ended by the bike.
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