- Associated Press - Thursday, March 6, 2014

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A veterinarian behind bars for killing his pregnant mistress and dumping her body in an eastern Pennsylvania nature preserve has lost a bid to appeal his conviction.

The Express-Times (https://bit.ly/P5seIY) said the state Superior Court on Thursday rejected the appeal request made by David Rapoport of Upper Gwynedd Township.

Rapoport pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of 27-year-old Jennifer Snyder and their unborn son.

Snyder’s body was found in March 2011 in a ravine in Trexler Nature Preserve near Allentown.

Prosecutors say the married Rapoport was furious over Snyder’s pregnancy and shot her three times - once in the back and twice in the head.

Under the plea deal, prosecutors withdrew seeking the death penalty if Rapoport gave up all of his appeal rights.


Information from: The (Easton, Pa.) Express-Times, https://www.lehighvalleylive.com

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