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Charges against man accused of triple homicides in Falls will move to Bucks County court


Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect that Andre Gordon Jr. is charged with killing his 13-year-old half-sister Kera Gordon.

Andre Gordon, Jr. refused to leave his prison cell Wednesday to attend his preliminary hearing, however District Judge Terrence Hughes allowed the proceeding to continue without him.

The 26-year-old New Jersey man is facing multiple homicide charges for the March 16 alleged murders of his stepmother, Karen Gordon, his 13-year-old half-sister Kera Gordon, and Taylor Daniel, the mother of their two children, in Falls Township.

The hearing featured more than two hours of testimony, including recordings of terrifying 911 calls describing the nightmarish events that took place that Saturday morning.

A stunned courtroom sat in silence after hearing the 911 calls. Bucks County Detective Tim Fuhrmann, who investigated the case, described Gordon’s alleged murderous rampage, as “hunting residents.”

After the testimony ended, Hughes sent the case to the county’s Court of Common Pleas.

Bucks County District Attorney Jennifer Schorn has said she will seek the death penalty.

Gordon is accused of using an “AR-15-style assault rifle” in the crime spree. Following the alleged murders, he fled to Trenton, N.J., where he was later apprehended.

Gordon is being held in Bucks County Correctional Facility without bail.

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