Sparkle Daniel

The conviction has been overturned for defendant Sparkle Daniel in the suffocation death of Nellie Hocutt, 91. (Credit: CBS2)

Appeals Court Overturns Woman’s Conviction In Brutal Murder Of Bronx Grandmother

A New York appeals court on Friday overturned the conviction of a woman found guilty in the gruesome murder of an elderly Bronx grandmother.

11/07/2014

Nellie Hocutt's granddaughter's Ashley Whitfield (L), Sonique Graham (R)

Family Decries Sentence In Grandmother’s Murder

Nellie Hocutt’s family members were consoling themselves in a Bronx courtroom Tuesday after hearing the sentence of 25 years to life for defendant Nadine Panton.

12/21/2010

NYC Woman Sentenced In Plastic-Bag Murder

Sparkle Daniel was found guilty of second-degree murder earlier this month. Bronx Supreme Court Justice John Carter called the crime “despicable.”

10/26/2010