Will Tallman

How easy is it to skirt Pa. gun laws? A rural murder case

In the middle of the night, Saybah Harris received a text message.

It was a photo of an ambulance with a simple description: It's Foday.

Her only son.

In September of last year, 31-year-old Foday Cheeks was shot several times in his southern York County home. He died. A woman in the home, 26-year-old Danielle Taylor, was also shot to death.

Paul Henry III now faces the death penalty in those killings. Prosecutors contend that he and his wife, Veronique, showed up at the rural Fawn Township home carrying guns — guns that neither was legally allowed to possess.

A Daily Record investigation reveals a series of missed opportunities to keep the pair away from...

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