Richard Poplawski’s attorneys wasted little time appealing his conviction and sentencing for the murder of three Pittsburgh police officers.
The trial may be over for convicted cop killer Richard Poplawski, but both sides are still wrangling over the case. Late yesterday, prosecutors filed a new motion asking the defense to return any physical evidence that they obtained when they reviewed the crime scene. The motion comes on the heels of another one filed by the defense team asking for a new trial.
Less than two weeks after a jury decided that Richard Poplawski should face the death penalty for killing three Pittsburgh police officers, defense attorneys have filed their first appeal in the case.
New details have been released about how much the murder trial of Richard Poplawski actually cost.
The Poplawski house on Fairfield Street in Stanton Heights sits vacant and boarded up – a painful reminder of the horrifying shootings that killed three Pittsburgh police officers more than two years ago.
It took a jury just about two hours to decide that convicted cop-killer Richard Poplawski should be sentenced to death. The jury received the case around 4:30 p.m. and the verdict was read shortly after 7 p.m.
It took less than two hours for a jury from Dauphin County to render a verdict in the penalty phase in the trial of convicted cop-killer Richard Poplawski.
The prosecution’s final witness testified late Monday in the penalty phase of the Richard Poplawski murder trial at the Allegheny County Courthouse downtown.
The penalty phase for convicted cop-killer Richard Poplawski will begin Monday morning.
The day after a guilty verdict was handed down in the murder trial of Richard Poplawski, a burning blue candle sits near the statue of St. Michael the Archangel. It’s a memorial to Officers Paul Sciullo II, Eric Kelly and Stephen Mayhle at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bloomfield. Officer Sciullo was a member of the parish.
Richard Poplawski, the man on trial in the 2009 shooting deaths of three Pittsburgh police officers, has been found guilty on three counts of criminal homicide.
The family of Richard Poplawski, the man accused in the deaths of three police officers, was in the courtroom Saturday as closing arguments were presented to the jury.
The trial for an accused cop-killer resumed Saturday morning and the defense quickly rested their case. Now, the jury is expected to begin deliberations this afternoon.
The prosecution has wrapped up its case in the murder trial of the man who allegedly killed three Pittsburgh police officers in Stanton Heights more than two years ago.
During the fifth day of testimony in the case against accused cop killer Richard Poplawski, a DNA expert testified that the defendant’s DNA ties him to the shotgun that was used during the shooting that claimed the lives of three Pittsburgh police officers.