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Arrests made in killing of Tacony Exxon worker

Robert Miller-Crafter
Chiheam Jones

Police have arrested three men in the Jan. 17 murder of Siboram “Pat” Patro, who was working at the Exxon gas station at 7150 Torresdale Ave.

The incident happened at 4:02 a.m. Officers from the 15th Police District responded to a report of a person with a gun. A man was located behind the counter with gunshot wounds to the back. A fire department medic unit pronounced him dead at 4:10 a.m. Police identified the victim as Patro, 67, of the 1100 block of Wellington St. He was the victim of an apparent robbery.

On Wednesday night, police announced the arrests of Chiheam Jones, 38, of Philadelphia; Robert Miller-Crafter, 25, of Chester; and Keyon Vincent, 21, of Philadelphia. They’ve been charged with murder, robbery, criminal conspiracy, possessing an instrument of crime, tampering with evidence, theft and violations of the Uniform Firearms Act.

Meanwhile, a Tacony Stop the Violence candlelight vigil in Patro’s memory will take place on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 4 p.m. at the Exxon. Patro’s family and friends will be in attendance. ••

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