Almost nine years after James Koons died from a single punch to the head, a Philadelphia judge sentenced the manager of the Southwest Philadelphia strip club who threw that punch to 71/2 to 15 years in prison.
Almost two years later, the victim remained so traumatized she could not speak at Thursday's sentencing of admitted rapist Brandon Menley. But after she left the Philadelphia courtroom in tears at a break, the woman returned to court and Assistant District Attorney Branwen McNabb read aloud her handwritten note.
After lawyers for Anthony Wright - who was acquitted of rape and murder Tuesday - accused homicide detectives of coercing a false confession, the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office has promised to investigate any "evidence of specific misconduct" by police.
Almost 25 years after 77-year-old Louise Talley was raped and fatally stabbed in her Nicetown home, a Philadelphia jury is again deciding whether Anthony Wright was her assailant. The Common Pleas Court jury of seven women and five men began deliberations about 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, after Judge Sandy L.V.
Anthony Wright returned to the witness stand Friday for the first time since 1993 to again deny that he had anything to do with the 1991 rape and murder of a 77-year-old Nicetown woman. He also denied ever having confessed to the crime.
Three years ago, Ronnie Byrd died in a South Carolina prison at age 62, forgotten in his hometown of Philadelphia until DNA testing showed he raped 77-year-old Louise Talley back in 1991 in her Nicetown home.
DNA testing won Anthony Wright a new trial, and on Wednesday a DNA analyst began explaining the results of those tests to the Philadelphia jury that will decide if he is guilty of the 1991 rape and murder of a 77-year-old Nicetown woman. - Joseph A. Slobodzian, Philadelphia Inquirer
As described by retired Philadelphia Police Homicide Detective Manuel Santiago, Anthony Wright's 1991 confession to raping and murdering 77-year-old Louise Talley was an unexpected coup. Brought in for questioning at 1:45 p.m. Oct. 20, 1991 - the day after Talley was fatally stabbed in her house in the 3900 block of Nice Street in Nicetown - Wright was cordial and volunteered to be questioned without a lawyer.
Defense lawyers on Monday challenged a series of retired Philadelphia Police homicide detectives on why they made Anthony Wright the prime suspect in the 1991 rape and murder of a 77-year-old Nicetown woman. "I was 18 years a detective," responded one of them, retired Detective Frank Jastrzemski.
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