The jury did not find Jordan guilty of the top count of murder, but instead convicted her of first-degree manslaughter as a result of extreme emotional disturbance.
CBS2’s Dave Carlin visited Gigi Jordan in jail on Rikers Island where she told him she killed her own child out of “a mother’s love.”
Attorneys on both sides were on their feet shouting as they responded to questions about a jailhouse interview Jordan gave to the Wall Street Journal.
Ron Kuby, one of Gigi Jordan’s many lawyers, made a last-minute appearance demanding a mistrial based on the judge’s refusal to let the jury see evidence that might have proved Jordan believed her ex-husband was going to have her killed.
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 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.
A millionaire accused of murdering her 8-year-old son was cross-examined Friday.
Gigi Jordan’s temperament became the issue during testimony by Susanna Mills, manager of Trump Tower, the condo where the defendant owns three hotel suites.
The trial of wealthy mother Gigi Jordan, accused of killing her young, autistic son with prescription pills, continued Thursday with the hotel staff’s testimony.
Socialite Gigi Jordan was arrested in 2010 after police said they found her 8-year-old son, Jude Mirra, dead from a drug overdose in a 16th-floor suite at the Peninsula Hotel in Midtown.
A multimillionaire mom, charged with killing her son by giving him a deadly cocktail of pills, is mounting a controversial defense.
Gigi Jordan’s lawyers asked a judge to free her on the terms set for the former International Monetary Fund leader: $6 million in cash bail and bond, and home confinement under electronic monitoring and armed guard.
15 months after a socialite was accused of murdering her 8-year-old autistic son in Manhattan’s Peninsula Hotel, she still has no trial date.