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Exterminator Charged in Death of Philly Doctor

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Jason Smith was arrested last week in the strangling and burning death of Philadelphia pediatrician Melissa Ketunuti, ABC News reported.

| January 28, 2013

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An exterminator named Jason Smith was arrested Thursday in the strangling and burning death of Philadelphia pediatrician Melissa Ketunuti, ABC News reported.

Smith, 36, had been sent to Ketunuti's home on a service call where the two got into "some kind of argument" in Ketunuti's basement on Monday, Capt. James Clark of the Philadelphia police department said.

The captain said that before today's arrest Smith's record consisted of only "minor traffic offenses."

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