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.
There are new details about the house in Stanton Heights where three Pittsburgh police officers were shot and killed while responding to a domestic call in April of 2009. The KDKA Investigators have learned that the house is scheduled for sheriff’s sale later this year.
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.
After the death penalty verdict was read for Richard Poplawski, more than 100 police officers cheered for the jurors and Judge Jeffrey Manning in the courtyard of the Allegheny County Courthouse.
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.
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.