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MONTGOMERY COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
Posted Date:
11/6/2017
MONTGOMERY COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE JAMISON BACHMAN IN CUSTODY FOR BROTHER’S MURDER IN ELKINS PARK

JAMISON BACHMAN IN CUSTODY FOR BROTHER’S MURDER

IN ELKINS PARK

 

          NORRISTONW, Pa. (Nov. 4, 2017) — Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele and Cheltenham Police Chief John Frye announce the arrest of Jamison Bachman, 60, of Philadelphia, for the murder of his brother, Harry Bachman, 64, of the 400 block of North Sterling Road in Elkins Park, Pa. Jamison Bachman is in custody and will be charged with First-Degree Murder and Third-Degree Murder.

          On Saturday Nov. 4, 2017 at approximately 12:16 p.m., Cheltenham Police were dispatched to the 400 block of North Sterling Road in Elkins Park for the report of a check the well being of the male resident, identified as Harry Bachman. Harry Bachman was supposed to meet a family member last evening and never showed up. Cheltenham Police Officers arrived and met a family member who had a key to the residence. Upon searching the interior of the residence, Cheltenham Officers located the male deceased in the basement. There were obvious signs of a violent struggle and the male victim appeared to have suffered blunt force trauma to the head and body.  Upon leaving the residence, the suspect took the victim’s red Ford Escape from the driveway.

          Cheltenham Detectives working together with the Montgomery County Detective Bureau were able to develop a suspect, Jamison Bachman, the victim’s brother. The detective’s located the victim’s vehicle in a parking lot of the Fairfield Inn Hotel in Upper Moreland Township. The Montgomery County SWAT-Eastern Region served an arrest warrant at that location and was able to take the suspect into custody.

          The suspect will be arraigned soon. Preliminary hearing details will be available then.

 

                                                Approved for release:

                                                Edward F. McCann, Jr.

                                                First Assistant District Attorney

 

 CRIMINAL CHARGES, AND ANY DISCUSSION THEREOF, ARE MERELY ALLEGATIONS AND ALL DEFENDANTS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL AND UNLESS PROVEN GUILTY.


 

 
 
 
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