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Colin Abbott

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Man Charged In Father, Stepmother’s Deaths Attempts To Withdraw Plea

A man charged in the murder of his father and stepmother tried to revoke his no contest plea today in court, but prosecutors say his motives are suspect.

03/28/2013

Colin Abbott had nothing to say to reporters as he left a hearing in Chicora.  (Credit: KDKA)

Man Sentenced To 35-80 Years For Killing Father & Stepmother

A man who entered a “no contest” plea Tuesday after being accused of murdering his father and stepmother was sentenced Wednesday morning.

02/27/2013

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Landscaper Charged With Killing Parents Avoids Death Penalty

New Jersey landscaper Colin Abbott entered a surprise “no contest” plea in Butler Tuesday, he’s charged with third degree murder in the 2011 deaths of his father, Kenneth and his stepmother, Celeste.

02/26/2013

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Slain Butler Co. Man Not Yet Legally Declared Dead

As a New Jersey man sits in jail waiting to go on trial in Butler County for the murder of his father and stepmother, an attorney for the wealthy couple’s estate went to court to get the father finally declared legally dead.

06/18/2012

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Hearing Held For Man Accused Of Killing Butler Co. Couple

A man from New Jersey accused of killing his father and stepmother in Butler County was in court for a pretrial hearing. The remains of Ken Abbott and Celeste Abbott were found on their estate in Brady Township last July.

04/18/2012

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Man Accused Of Killing Father, Stepmother To Stand Trial

Although the defense argued that no positive evidence of Kenneth Abbott’s death exists, given the “possible” conclusion of dental records, a judge ruled there is sufficient evidence to hold Colin Abbott for trial in the deaths of his father and stepmother.

09/29/2011

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Community Remembers Butler Co. Couple Found Dead

A local couple that was found dead in Butler County last month, was remembered Saturday night.

08/07/2011

Colin Abbott had nothing to say to reporters as he left a hearing in Chicora.  (Credit: KDKA)

Man Extradited To Butler Co. To Face Murder Charges

A New Jersey man accused of killing his father and step-mother in Butler County has been extradited.

07/28/2011

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Investigation Continues Into Butler Co. Couple’s Deaths

A team of forensics experts are combing the sprawling estate of a local couple whose remains were found earlier this week.

07/15/2011

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Friends React To Death Of Butler Co. Couple

A 40-year-old man sits in a New Jersey jail cell tonight. He is charged with the murder of his father and step mother in Butler County.

07/14/2011

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