Boyertown Man Charged In Alsace Killing

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A Boyertown man was arrested at his home Friday about six hours after state police say he fatally shot a friend during an argument at an Alsace Township home.

Robert W. Pfanders Jr., 25, of the 300 block of East Third Street surrendered to troopers who surrounded his residence about 9:30 a.m., investigators said.

He was committed to Berks County Prison without bail following arraignment before District Judge Kim Bagenstose late Friday on homicide charges. He told the judge at Reading Central Court that he is single and a landscaper.

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