Dr. 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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Wecht: Wife Strangled With Such Force It Broke Bone In Her Neck

Testimony continued today in the trial of the Westmoreland County man accused of strangling his wife, whose body was found days later in a wooded area in Unity Township

06/25/2014

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Dr. Wecht In Support Of Medical Marijuana In Pa.

Over the weekend, well-known forensic pathologist, attorney and medical-legal consultant Cyril Wecht wrote an op-ed piece in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about how marijuana came to be demonized and expressed his support to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.

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Former Beaver Co. Councilman Sentenced To 8-16 Years In Prison

A former Beaver County councilman was sentenced to 8-16 years in prison after being found guilty in a 1979 murder case.

02/26/2014

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Famed Forensic Expert Dr. Cyril Wecht Jokingly Analyzes Tomlin’s Foot Fumble

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek and expert forensic analyst Dr. Cyril Wecht review the Tomlin foot-fumble footage.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/04/2013

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Former Councilman Found Guilty In Beaver Co. Cold Case Trial

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.

11/22/2013

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Jury Deliberations To Continue Friday In Beaver County Cold Case Trial

Closing arguments began Thursday morning in the murder trial of former Bridgewater councilman Gregory Scott Hopkins.

11/21/2013

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Testimony Wraps Up In Beaver County Cold Case Trial

Wednesday was the final testimony in the murder trial of former Bridgewater Councilman Gregory Scott Hopkins.

11/20/2013

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Forensic Pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht To Examine JFK Assassination At Symposium

Next month will mark 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

10/17/2013

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Investigators Seek Info On Cyanide Death From Newspaper

A new development in the case of a local researcher accused in the poisoning death of his wife.

07/30/2013

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Sources: Grand Jury Looking At 2 Federal Laws In Ravenstahl Probe

Fred Crawford, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s long-time bodyguard, spent two hours in front of a federal grand jury.

06/21/2013

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Pa. Senator Pushing Bill To Take DNA From Those Arrested For Serious Offenses

A Pennsylvania state senator says it’s time Pennsylvania took DNA samples from those arrested for serious offenses.

06/04/2013

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