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Resource ID: #15385
Subject: Crime
Source: Philadelphia Magazine
Date: Mar-99


The du Pont scion falling for a South Philly junkie raised eyebrows. More went up after she was found strangled in a Vegas motel, her body stuffed in an air-conditioning vent. The story of this case provides another window onto the increasingly public and bizarre world of the du Ponts - in this instance, offering a view of their Chateau County life tragically intersecting with South Philly rowhouse culture. The killing is also a murder mystery of sorts, because the motives for Pati's death remain murky, and not everyone believes all the guilty parties are behind bars.

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