Lawyers were expected to present opening statements in trial of a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with killing his neurologist wife with cyanide – but when that happens will be determined by a last-minute problem with two alternate jurors.
The trial of a former University of Pittsburgh researcher, accused of poisoning his wife with cyanide, is expected to begin Thursday.
Jury selection was scheduled to begin in the trial of a Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with fatally poisoning his neurologist wife with cyanide.
Pretrial motions are underway in the case of a University of Pittsburgh researcher who is accused of poisoning his wife.
The jury hearing the case against Dr. Robert Ferrante, the Pitt medical researcher accused in the cyanide poisoning death of his wife, will be chose from Dauphin County.
Dr. Robert Ferrante will still be tried in the Allegheny County Courthouse, but the jury that will hear his case will come from a different county.
A judge is expected to decide today whether to unfreeze the financial assets of a Pitt medical researcher accused in the poisoning death of his wife.
When Dr. Robert Ferrante’s assets were frozen last summer after he was charged in the cyanide poisoning death of his wife, Dr. Autumn Klein, it was estimated the couple’s joint accounts totaled about $900,000 and that Ferrante individually has access to about $2.5 million.
There was a bombshell Friday in the case of a doctor accused in the cyanide death of his wife.
The Pitt researcher accused of poisoning and killing his wife with cyanide in April will go to trial.
A judge has issued a ruling in a custody hearing for the daughter of a man accused of using cyanide to fatally poison his wife.
The battle lines are now drawn over more than the innocence or guilt of Dr. Robert Ferrante.
The University of Pittsburgh researcher who is accused of his wife’s cyanide poisoning death has waived extradition.
A defense attorney says a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher plans to waive extradition on charges of having fatally poisoned his neurologist wife with cyanide.
Shortly after Dr. Autumn Klein died, investigators knew it was due to cyanide poisoning. The question is, why.