Phila. Man Charged with Two Counts of 1st Degree Murder

35 year old Tristian Jones of Philadelphia is under arrest, charged with two counts of 1st degree murder for allegedly stabbing 31 year old Eboney White to death and her unborn baby on February 19th at around 3:20 in the morning on Mather Way in the Elkins Park section of Cheltenham Township.

Jones told police he was the father of the unborn baby. Cheltenham Township Police and the Montgomery County D.A.’s office discovered video surveillance from a Burlington Coat Factory store on the evening before the attack showing Jones buying several items, including a paring knife, which investigators believe was used to carry out the double murder. Jones is being held without bail. The victim’s 12 year old daughter called police from a bathroom during the attack. The 12 year old and her 7 year old brother were not physically harmed. Jones faces a March 29th preliminary hearing.