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.
Michael Grasing’s blood-alcohol level was four times the legal limit in June 2012 when he ran red lights at speeds approaching 100 mph before slamming into the rear of 18-year-old Brittney Walsh’s SUV, authorities said.
Judge Thokozile Masipa said there were “just not enough facts” to support the finding of premeditated murder in Reeva Steenkamp’s fatal shooting.
Nassau County Emergency Services Officer Clarence Hudson pointed directly at defendant Darrell Fuller and identified him as the one who killed his partner, Officer Arthur Lopez.
Police radio transmissions were released Thursday in the trial against Darrell Fuller, a parolee accused of fleeing from a crash then shooting Nassau County police officer Artie Lopez.
It was a difficult day in a Queens courtroom Tuesday, as jurors and family members listened to a 911 call made by a woman allegedly being shot by her own son.
Jurors on Thursday found Arthur Morgan III guilty of killing Tierra Morgan-Glover, whose body was pulled from a creek in a park near the Jersey shore in November 2011.
Prosecutors in Monmouth County say Arthur Morgan III, 29, of Eatontown killed Tierra Morgan-Glover in a jealous rage in 2011 after the child’s mother broke off their engagement.
Oscar Pistorius vomited in the dock and retched repeatedly and loudly at his murder trial Monday as he heard graphic details of the injuries sustained by the girlfriend he shot.
The murder trial for the man charged with killing a 6-year-old Manhattan boy who disappeared some 35 years ago has been postponed for months, as psychiatric exams and other preparations continue.
Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial will have a dedicated 24-hour television channel in South Africa, the country’s top cable provider said Wednesday, promising “round-the-clock” coverage of one of the blockbuster stories of the year.
Arguments will be heard on whether Judge Thomas Bishop has the authority to release Skakel from prison while he awaits a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley.
Nicholas Brooks’ defense hangs on the testimony of noted medical examiner Dr. Charles Wetli. The jury has heard conclusive testimony from the ME that conducted Cachay’s autopsy that the designer was manually strangled and drowned.
Danielle Thomas was found dead on June 26, 2012. Her boyfriend Jason Bohn has been charged with first degree murder in her death.
Dr. Barbara Sampson told the court that the bruises and the marks on Cachay’s neck and the water found in her lungs showed that Cachay died of manual strangulation and drowning.