14-year-old girl charged in beating death of Philadelphia animal rescuer
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Albert Chernoff, a longtime city employee, went by the nickname of “Alley Cat” and used that name for his one-man cat rescue operation that was featured on the NATGeoTV reality show "Rescue Ink."

via WGN:

PHILADELPHIA (WGN) -- Authorities say a 14-year-old girl has been charged with murder in the beating death of a well-known animal rescuer in his Philadelphia home.

Court documents indicate the teenager is also charged with robbery, evidence tampering and other counts in the Nov. 4 death of 59-year-old Albert Chernoff.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Chernoff was pronounced dead at the scene after he was found partially tied to a bed with a head wound and slashing injuries on his chest early Tuesday, November 5.

Chernoff's one-man cat rescue operation was featured on the NATGeoTV reality show "Rescue Ink."

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