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Suspect in Easton Good Samaritan murder could claim insanity, mental impairment

Suspect in Easton Good Samaritan murder could claim insanity, mental impairment

When Jeffrey S. Knoble Jr. allegedly confessed to his mother to killing another man in Easton, he assured her that "they were safe now" before showing her a cellphone video of the body, police said. Two months later, when Knoble heard the evidence against him during a preliminary hearing in May, the 25-year-old Riegelsville man had several outbursts in court, proclaiming his innocence and refusing to sign legal paperwork at the proceeding's conclusion. Last month, Northampton County prosecutors formally notified Knoble that he could face the death penalty if found guilty of murdering 32-year-old Andrew "Beep" White in a downtown Easton hotel room. Again, Knoble...

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