A former Beaver County councilman was sentenced to 8-16 years in prison after being found guilty in a 1979 murder case.
Former Bridgewater councilman Gregory Scott Hopkins has been found guilty of third-degree murder in the 1979 strangling death of 23-year-old Catherine Walsh.
Closing arguments began Thursday morning in the murder trial of former Bridgewater councilman Gregory Scott Hopkins.
Wednesday was the final testimony in the murder trial of former Bridgewater Councilman Gregory Scott Hopkins.
A former western Pennsylvania borough councilman has taken the stand in his own defense to deny that he killed his former girlfriend more than three decades ago.
Gregory Hopkins was a councilman in Bridgewater, but today he’s the defendant in a murder trial. It’s a case that goes back 34 years in Beaver County.
At a bond hearing requested by the defense, Francesco Caltieri, brother of victim Catherine Walsh, said the family is fearful of the prospect that Gregory Scott Hopkins could be released on bond
A man accused of killing a woman in Beaver County more than 30 years ago has been ordered to stand trial. Gregory Scott Hopkins, 65, is charged with criminal homicide in the death of 23-year-old Catherine Walsh, of Monaca.
It took over 30 years, but police have arrested a man in connection with the 1979 murder of a Beaver County woman.