A Bexar County jury on Wednesday acquitted Ezekiel Gilbert of murder in the death of a 23-year-old Craigslist escort.
Gilbert, 30, embraced defense attorneys Bobby Barrera and Roy Barrera Sr. with tears in his eyes after the not guilty verdict was read aloud by state District JudgeMary Román.
Outside the courtroom, Gilbert thanked God, the Barrera family and the jury for being able to “see what wasn’t the truth” and for the “second chance.”
Had he been convicted, he could have faced up to life in prison for the slaying of Lenora Ivie Frago who died about seven months after she was shot in the neck and paralyzed on Christmas Eve 2009. Gilbert admitted shooting Frago.
A New Mexico man stabbed, severely beat and kidnapped his mother and another person, then threw his mother off a bridge into the Rio Grande in broad daylight after he said he heard voices coming through the television telling him to go to his mother’s house and “get the clones out,” according to a criminal complaint.
Martin Montano, 26, told detectives that he tossed his 61-year-old mother, Hope Montano, from a bridge in Albuquerque on Tuesday after stabbing and choking her at her Albuquerque home, complaint said. Read more…
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As she learned her septuagenarian husband would not be punished for killing her 32-year-old lover, Johnna Lynn Flores, 41, cried tears of joy.
“I am elated, absolutely elated,” Flores said outside the Tampa courtroom where her spouse, retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Ralph Wald, 70, was acquitted of second-degree murder Thursday.
Once Wald was released from jail, she said, he had promised her a special celebration. “Because my husband puts me first, he’s taking me to the Waffle House,” Flores said.
It was what amounted to a happy ending for the starring couple in a tragic and inimitably Floridian morality tale involving sex, liquor, self-defense law, erectile dysfunction and a man shot to death with his pants around his knees.
A Yavapai County man is facing multiple criminal charges after a fight with his fiancee allegedly caused him to set fire to multiple vehicles in the area.
The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office said Village of Oak Creek resident Anthony Ramos has been arrested on four counts of arson and vehicle theft, and three counts of property damage.
YCSO said deputies were dispatched to four vehicle fires in Village of Oak Creek during the early morning hours of May 1.
A nationally known male stripper is wanted by Richmond County Deputies. It’s all about what he’s accused of doing at a local night club.
Investigators want to talk with Kelvin House whose stage name is Redickulous. Augusta Commissioners voted today to suspend Club Skittles business license because of one of his performances.
We’re told someone sent deputies a picture of the naked male dancer and naked teen on stage dancing. Club Owner Timothy Lowery says the minor and performer came to the club in the same car. Lowery says this is a set-up.