Melvin Knight

Last 2 'Greensburg 6' Members Sentenced To PrisonTwo members of the so-called “Greensburg 6” were sentenced to prison Monday morning.
2 'Greensburg 6' Members Plead Guilty To 3rd-Degree MurderThe final two members of the so-called “Greensburg 6” entered guilty pleas in court Thursday morning.
Jury Selection Begins In Trial Of Alleged “Greensburg 6” RingleaderFour jurors have been seated in the trial of alleged “Greensburg 6” ringleader Ricky Smyrnes.
Melvin Knight Sends Plea Letter To JudgeAs Melvin Knight was fighting for his life at the courthouse for the last two weeks, he was apparently planning for his future back at the jail. Knight wrote a letter to the court asking to marry his co-defendant and fiancé who testified against him.
Knight Formally Sentenced To Death Penalty In ‘Greenburg 6’ CaseIt was an emotionally charged morning at the courthouse as Melvin Knight was formally sentenced to the death penalty; the first time that has happened in a Westmoreland County courtroom since 2005.
Death Penalty For 'Greensburg 6' MemberIt took a Westmoreland County jury just two hours to condemn Melvin Knight to death. He now becomes the 203rd inmate on Pennsylvania’s death row.
2 Psychiatrists Take Stand In Melvin Knight TrialJurors heard from two psychiatrists who have evaluated Melvin Knight Wednesday morning.
Defense Calls Expert Witnesses In Melvin Knight Trial Jurors heard extensive testimony Tuesday from experts in the mental health field as the defense tries to prove that Melvin Knight was driven to murder by a controlling Ricky Smyrnes.
Witnesses Give Emotional Testimony In Melvin Knight Trial At least two jurors were in tears Monday morning as they listened to Jennifer Daugherty's family give emotional accounts of the day they saw her for the final time. This was the last testimony before prosecutors rested their case.
Taped Confession Played As Penalty Phase Continues In ‘Greensburg 6’ TrialThe penalty phase for Melvin Knight, one of the so-called “Greensburg 6,” continues today in Westmoreland County.
Dr. Cyril Wecht Takes Stand As ‘Greensburg 6’ Penalty Phase Continuesestimony 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.”
Ex-Fiancée Testifies In Penalty Phase For ‘Greensburg 6’ SuspectA Westmoreland County man facing the death penalty sat emotionless in his chair as the mother of his child testified against him.