Attorney Bob Del Greco explains the verdict and what it means for Richard Poplawski.
It was just after 7:30 p.m. Saturday when word spread that the jury in the trial of Richard Poplawski had reached a verdict.
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.
It has been a week of intense emotions at the Allegheny County Courthouse during the trial of Richard Poplawski, who was convicted Saturday in the deaths of three police officers. As the verdict came down, Poplawski’s mother, Margaret, was thrown out of the courtroom.
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.
Testimony continues today at the Allegheny County Courthouse in the trial for the man accused in a standoff and shooting that claimed the lives of three Pittsburgh police officers.
During the third day in the trial of the man accused of killing three Pittsburgh police officers, jurors saw more photographs from inside Richard Poplawski’s house.
The second day of testimony in the trial of a man accused of killing three Pittsburgh Police officers got under way Tuesday morning.
The trial for a man accused of killing three Pittsburgh Police officers in 2009 began Monday morning.
Police officers lined Ross Street in downtown Pittsburgh on the first day of the trial of a man accused of killing three Pittsburgh police officers.
Just who is Richard Poplawski? More than two years after his arrest for the suspected murder of three Pittsburgh Police officers, he remains something of a mystery.
While many were focused on what was going on inside the Allegheny County Courthouse, an outpouring of support for the families of three fallen Pittsburgh Police officer was growing outside.