Defense attorney Allan Brenner told jurors Monday that there was no murderous intent when Jordan killed the boy, saying she acted as a result of “extreme emotional disturbance.”
A Manhattan federal judge presiding over the case against Ross Ulbricht, accused founder of Silk Road, is now the subject of online death threats.
Rita Cristman tesified that Gigi Jordan told her if a stem cell transplant she was setting up to cure the boy of his autism did not work, she was going to end it all for both of them.
Gigi Jordan is on trial, accused of killing 8-year-old Jude Mirra, who died of a drug overdose in February 2010 at the Peninsula Hotel in Midtown.
The defense for a millionaire mother who has admitted to killing her autistic child with prescription pills called a medical expert the stand– the forensic pathologist who reviewed slides taken during the autopsy on 8-year-old Jude.
Jordan, a socialite and former pharmaceutical millionaire, is on trial, accused of killing her son, who died of a drug overdose in February 2010 at the Peninsula Hotel in Midtown.
Gigi Jordan admits that she intentionally poisoned her son Jude, but that she did it to save him from torture and sex abuse by dozens of people.
Arthur Budovsky, 40, the Costa Rican founder of currency transfer and payment processing company Liberty Reserve, was extradited from Spain to the U.S. on Friday.
A millionaire accused of murdering her 8-year-old son was cross-examined Friday.
A socialite and former pharmaceutical millionaire testified Thursday that her nonverbal, autistic son told her he wanted to die by typing on a BlackBerry.
A pharmaceuticals millionaire charged with killing her developmentally disabled son in a deluxe Manhattan hotel room says she didn’t force drugs down his throat, as prosecutors allege.
The family of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died of a chokehold while in police custody, will sue city of New York as well as the NYPD for $75 million, plus attorneys’ fees.
A battle of the experts wrapped up the hearing Tuesday on whether Pedro Hernandez was capable of understanding his Miranda rights before confessing to killing 6-year-old Etan Patz.
Karyn Kay, 63, a teacher at LaGuardia High School on the Upper West Side, was bludgeoned to death while she was on the phone with a 911 operator calling for help for her son.
Testifying for the first time, Louis Scarcella tried to minimize his role in the conviction of Rosean Hargrave for the 1991 killing of a correction officer in Crown Heights.