Murder Conviction Upheld For Former Beaver Co. CouncilmanThe Pennsylvania Superior Court has upheld the third-degree murder conviction of a former borough councilman who killed a woman in 1979.
Ferrante Formally Sentenced To Life In Prison In Cyanide Poisoning CaseA former University of Pittsburgh researcher was sentenced for the death of his wife today.
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.
Jury Finds Ferrante Guilty In Cyanide Poisoning TrialAfter 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.
Jury Sequestered For Night After 1st Day Of Deliberations In Cyanide Poisoning TrialThe 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.
Defense Rests After Ferrante Takes Stand As Cyanide Poisoning Trial ContinuesAs 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.
Wecht: Wife Strangled With Such Force It Broke Bone In Her NeckTestimony 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
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.
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.
Famed Forensic Expert Dr. Cyril Wecht Jokingly Analyzes Tomlin's Foot FumbleKDKA Radio's Mike Pintek and expert forensic analyst Dr. Cyril Wecht review the Tomlin foot-fumble footage.
Former Councilman Found Guilty In Beaver Co. Cold Case TrialFormer Bridgewater councilman Gregory Scott Hopkins has been found guilty of third-degree murder in the 1979 strangling death of 23-year-old Catherine Walsh.
Jury Deliberations To Continue Friday In Beaver County Cold Case TrialClosing arguments began Thursday morning in the murder trial of former Bridgewater councilman Gregory Scott Hopkins.