Martin Heidgen

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NY Court Rejects ‘Too Intoxicated’ Murder Defense In Deadly Crashes

Convictions of Martin Heidgen, Taliyah Taylor and Franklin McPherson hinged on prosecutors’ contention they acted with “depraved indifference to human life.”

11/21/2013

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New York Court Weighs Intoxication Defense In Deadly Crashes

New York’s highest court will hear appeals from three drivers claiming they were too intoxicated to know right from wrong in deadly crashes and should have their murder convictions thrown out.

10/08/2013

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Settlement Reached In Notorious 2005 L.I. Wrong-Way DWI Crash

The family of a 7-year-old girl killed in a wrong-way drunken-driving crash in 2005 on Long Island has reached a settlement in the lawsuit against the convicted driver and the company that owned the limousine they were riding in.

01/19/2012

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NY State Appellate Court Upholds Martin Heidgen’s Murder Conviction In DWI Wedding Night Crash

In a 3 to 1 decision, the NY State Supreme Court Appellate Division ruled to uphold Martin Heidgen’s conviction. Heidgen was convicted of murder in a notorious drunken-driving crash that killed a wedding limo chauffeur and a 7-year-old flower girl.

09/15/2011

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Man Appeals Murder Conviction In Notorious L.I. Crash

The Long Island man convicted of a notorious wrong-way drunk driving crash that killed a 7-year-old girl and a limo driver is making a plea for freedom Monday.

01/24/2011