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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Monday, May 4, 2015

Alleged Kidnapper Indicted

PHILADELPHIA - Khayree Gay, 31, of Philadelphia, PA, was charged by indictment, on April 30, 2015, with attempted Hobbs Act Robbery and kidnapping, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.


If convicted the defendant faces a statutory maximum sentence of life in prison.


The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Philadelphia Police Department.  It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jeanine Linehan.


An Indictment or Information is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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