Dr. Cyril Wecht
A former University of Pittsburgh researcher was sentenced for the death of his wife today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
A former Beaver County councilman was sentenced to 8-16 years in prison after being found guilty in a 1979 murder case.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek and expert forensic analyst Dr. Cyril Wecht review the Tomlin foot-fumble footage.
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.
Next month will mark 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
A new development in the case of a local researcher accused in the poisoning death of his wife.
Fred Crawford, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s long-time bodyguard, spent two hours in front of a federal grand jury.