Cyril Wecht

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Juror In Cyanide Poisoning Case: “I Feel That We Did Justice”

Several jurors are opening up about the experience after handing down a first-degree murder conviction to the University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of poisoning his wife with cyanide.

11/07/2014

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Jury Finds Ferrante Guilty In Cyanide Poisoning Trial

After hours of deliberations, the jury has found Dr. Robert Ferrante, the University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of poisoning and killing his wife with cyanide, guilty of first-degree murder.

11/07/2014

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Jury Sequestered For Night After 1st Day Of Deliberations In Cyanide Poisoning Trial

The four-woman, eight-man jury in the Robert Ferrante trial has been sequestered for the night following the first day of deliberations, which lasted about six hours.

11/06/2014

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Defense Rests After Ferrante Takes Stand As Cyanide Poisoning Trial Continues

As a former Allegheny County coroner, Dr. Cyril Wecht has helped prosecutors put people accused of homicide behind bars. But on Wednesday he’ll try to help a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of fatally poisoning his wife avoid that fate.

11/05/2014

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Pittsburgh Remembers Sophie Masloff

Former Mayor Sophie Masloff was known for her personal touch with the people of Pittsburgh.

08/17/2014

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Autopsy: Man Dies Of Asphyxiation After Confrontation With UPMC Security

On December 10, 2013, 39-year-old Ricardo Martinez went to the ER at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.

05/20/2014

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Supreme Court Ruling On DNA “Wrong,” Says Dr. Cyril Wecht

Every day citizens are arrested and booked on suspicion of committing a crime — and their fingerprints are taken with or without their consent.

06/03/2013

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Wecht Weighs In Former Rankin Police Chief’s Death

While Washington County investigators say a former Rankin Police chief’s death appears to be from natural causes, former Allegheny County Coroner Dr. Cyril Wecht says police use of a Taser did not directly cause his death.

12/17/2012

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Dr. Cyril Wecht Takes Stand As ‘Greensburg 6’ Penalty Phase Continues

estimony continues today in the penalty phase for one of members of the so-called “Greensburg 6” in Westmoreland County. Jurors today heard testimony about the injuries sustained by 30-year-old Jennifer Daugherty at the hands of the so-called “Greensburg 6.”

08/23/2012

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Bill Green, Cyril Wecht React To Orie Verdict

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA by Political expert Bill Green and Forensic Pathologist Cyril Wecht. The topic – Jane Orie and the verdict that was given yesterday.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/27/2012

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Cyril Wecht Weighs In On Whitney Houston’s Cause Of Death

Whitney Houston died six weeks ago. On Thursday, the public finally learned what killed her.

03/23/2012

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Prosecution Questions State Sen. Jane Orie

The prosecution began cross-examining State Sen. Jane Orie in her corruption trial. So far, the questioning has focused on her employees doing campaign work on state time.

03/20/2012

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State Sen. Jane Orie Testifies During Corruption Trial

State Sen. Jane Orie took the stand Monday in her corruption trial on Monday.

03/19/2012

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Wecht Blasts Fitzgerald Over Dr. Dixon’s Firing

KDKA AM’s Marty Griffin talks to Dr Cyril Wecht about his anger over Dr Bruce Dixon’s firing.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/08/2012

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Cyril Wecht Will Not Become Allegheny County Medical Examiner

Forensic Pathologist Cyril Wecht was forced to resign after federal agents seized records from his office and he was later indicted on corruption charges.

02/27/2012

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