Jurors Find Lamont Pride Guilty Of Murder In Killing Of NYPD Officer Peter FigoskiProsecutors said Pride and four others plotted to rob a drug dealer who lived in a basement apartment in Brooklyn, but were interrupted by police.
Deliberations Under Way In Death Of NYPD Officer Peter FigoskiLamont Pride is accused of murder in the December 2011 death of Officer Peter Figoski.
Prosecutor Urges Jurors To Just Weigh Facts In Brooklyn Cop Killer CaseDuring his closing argument, prosecutor Ken Taub said while the defendant's intent may have been to get away from a bungled robbery, he was also intent on killing any police officer who got in his way.
Co-Defendant In Brooklyn Cop Killer Case Testifies Against Murder SuspectAriel Tejada said Tuesday he started robbing people at age 16. The 23-year-old has pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors in return for an 18-year prison sentence.
New Evidence Heard In NYPD Cop Killer Trial Defendant Lamont Pride said that he was trying to escape a robbery when he was confronted by a hooded man with a gun in his hand. He said that after a struggle, a shot went off.
Fellow Officer Describes Finding Body In Alleged Cop Killers' TrialA fellow officer described the gruesome discovery of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski’s body Tuesday, as the trial of the two men charged with Figoski’s murder continued in Brooklyn Supreme Court.
Trial Continues For Suspects Charged In Death Of NYPD Officer Peter FigoskiSurveillance video, a gun and graphic photos of a murder scene took center stage Monday at the trial of two suspects charged in the death of a New York City police officer.
Trial Under Way For Suspects Charged In Death Of NYPD Officer Peter FigoskiLamont Pride ambushed Officer Peter Figoski and shot him point-blank in the head on Dec. 12, 2011, while Figoski and his partner were responding to a burglary call in Brooklyn, prosecutors said.
Suspects In Shooting Death Of Det. Peter Figoski Plead Not Guilty All five suspect were formally arraigned. Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes said there will be no plea bargains and all five defendants will go to trial.
Commissioner Kelly, PBA President Lynch Remember Slain Officer Peter FigoskiWhen asked how his union and other police officers would respond following such a tragic loss, PBA head Pat Lynch responded, saying they would "step in where Peter would have been" and "try to be the shoulder to cry on."