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Pediatrician's killer caught?

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  • Doctor's alleged killer came to her house to deal with rodent problem, police say
  • Jason Smith is charged with murder, other counts in Melissa Ketunuti's death

Philadelphia police have arrested a well-liked family man for the brutal murder of a young doctor. Police say Jason Smith was an exterminator on a service call who got into an argument with Melissa Ketunuti.  They say that argument ended in a gruesome murder.

Dr. Ketunuti was found in the basement of her home. She was strangled with a rope and had her hands and feet bound behind her. Her body was set on fire.

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