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Pennsylvania family friend charged with killing grandmother, baby

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — A family friend charged with killing a baby girl and her grandmother told police he dropped the baby as he wielded a knife and the grandmother charged at him during a botched kidnapping, authorities said Friday.

Raghunandan Yandamuri targeted the family for a $50,000 ransom, and he left copies of a ransom note, according to a police affidavit filed in suburban Philadelphia.

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