DOYLESTOWN, Pa. - A young woman has died more than three years after being seriously injured while being dragged by a truck driven by her ex-boyfriend, authorities said.
Christine McGhee passed away on Sunday at Doylestown Hospital in Bucks County, said the coroner, who ruled her death a homicide.
The coroner determined McGhee, 23, of Warminster, Bucks Co., died as a result of brain injuries she suffered in December 2008, when her ex-boyfriend, Michael Morrone, dragged her with his pickup truck across a parking lot on the campus of Kutztown University in Berks County.
At the time, McGhee was a sophomore at K.U.
A jury later found Morrone guilty of aggravated assault. The New Jersey man was sentenced to five to 20 years in prison and ordered to pay the family $2.2 million in restitution for medical costs.
State police will now conduct an investigation to determine whether homicide charges should be filed against Morrone, said Berks County District Attorney John Adams.
Allentown, PA 18102