Poplawski Trial To Begin This Month

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man accused of killing three Pittsburgh police officers in Stanton Heights two years ago will soon stand trial.

Richard Poplawski is awaiting trial in connection with the deaths of Officers Eric Kelly, Paul Sciullo II and Stephen Mayhle. They were killed while responding to a domestic call back in April of 2009.

On Friday, it was announced that jury selection will begin next week in Harrisburg. Jurors will be bused to Pittsburgh on June 19 and the trial will begin on June 20.

Meantime, the judge has ruled that jurors will not see a 41-page report containing online rants by Poplawski.

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.

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  1. bobbyjo says:

    Hearing for what??? Hang this pos along with his mother from the
    same tree….

  2. TLG says:

    We shouldnt even waste the tax payers money! I agree with BobbyJo, but if i bet he will sit in jail so we can all pay for him to get fed and watch cable tv!

  3. steve says:

    WHAT A JOKE THE COURT SYSTEM IS. THIS MORON SHOULD BE DEAD AND BURIED BY NOW. NO WONDER WHY CRIME IS SO RAMPANT NOTHING HAPPENS TO YOU.

  4. T says:

    Needs to die and quickly no 2 million appeals for him ! And ask for volunteers to start the IV bet I can get 1000 on FB that would do it free of charge. Using rat poison would be too good for him

  5. John says:

    Why do you need a trial. He did it ! Fry Him!!!!!!!!

  6. Bobby G says:

    GIVE HIM THE SAME AS HIS VICTIMS. FIRING SQUAD WITH PUBLIC EXECUTION!
    The last Firing Squad June 23,2010 Utah. I volunteer. Quit wasting the tax payers money.

    1. TJ says:

      I COULDNT AGREE MORE! THONK OF TH EFALLING OFFICERS FAMILY…GIVE THEM CLOSURE.FRY HIM!

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