Robert Gorland, a supermarket-site-selection specialist with Rahway, N. Casey & Associates, said he doesn’t think Sprouts would be closing in on the two Philadelphia-area locations if it didn't have bigger plans for the region.

Leigh Minnier, a Kimco spokeswoman, said she could not confirm any details about Sprouts’ plans at Lincoln Square, where it would share lower-level retail space with a Target Corp. Kimco paid $10 million for a 90 percent interest in the South Philadelphia development project, which also will include 322 rental apartments, the New Hyde Park, N.

Y.-based shopping-center company said in an April news release announcing its earnings.

Sanders-Galvez became enraged during the encounter after discovering Johnson was “biologically male” and “over the next hour suffocated Kedarie by stuffing a rag down his throat and wrapping a plastic bag around his head, threw him in their car, drove to another part of town, dumped him in an alley and shot him several times until he bled to death,” Perras wrote.

An autopsy found Johnson died from gunshots to the chest. The federal government's intervention has been welcomed by LGBTQ-rights advocates who have criticised Sessions and President Donald Trump for broadly eroding their legal protections.

Louis, and testing showed that it was the gun used to shoot Johnson.

A federal grand jury has been convened to consider whether the men should face hate crime charges, but no decision has been announced.

Sprouts chief executive Amin Maredia said during a May 4 conference call with analysts that the company has 63 sites approved for new stores and 43 signed leases “for the coming years,” but he did not specify their locations. C., store that is now the closest Sprouts location to Philadelphia, as well as a new produce-distribution center in Atlanta, he said.

The company also is said to be exploring a merger with Albertsons Cos., owner of the regionally prominent Acme Markets chain, Bloomberg reported in March.

The prosecutor assigned by Sessions, Christopher Perras, wasted no time in helping provide the public some long-sought answers.