Prosecutors: Disgruntled patient brutally beat Bucks County chiropractor to death – FOX 29 News Philadelphia

8January 2021

Prosecutors say a male apprehended for the murder of a Bucks County chiropractic practitioner was a former patient who ended up being disgruntled after looking for the physician's help for jaw discomfort.

Joseph O'Boyle, 22, has actually been charged with criminal homicide, burglary and associated charges in the brutal killing of Dr. James Sowa.

According to investigators, O'Boyle checked out Dr. Sowa for treatment of jaw pain. After the see, O'Boyle apparently became obsessed with Dr. Sowa and blamed the 63-year-old for aggravating his jaw discomfort.

Prosecutors state O'Boyle went to Dr. Sowa's house in Bensalem on Nov. 2 – which doubled as his office – and beat him to death in the head and jaw with a blunt things. Weintraub called the killing “poetic perverse irony” after O'Boyle caused deadly injuries to where he sought treatment.

O'Boyle was presumably found on home monitoring coming to Dr. Sowa's home office and leaving minutes later on in a white Nissan Altima. Investigators connected the license plate on that cars and truck to a home on Byberry Road.

While being examined as a suspect, officers were contacted us to O'Boyles house after he allegedly punched his daddy in the face. During the search of the home, O'Boyle struck an officer and was charged with and was arrested for exacerbated attack.

He has actually remained in a Bucks County jail because the attack on the officer and now deals with charges for the murder of Dr. Sowa.


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