murder trial

Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
August 06, 2019 - 7:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A city jury has convicted a Philadelphia man of murder in the beating death of a woman in a wheelchair. Eric Mackey remained quiet as the jury read out that he was guilty of first-degree murder in the beating death of 61-year-old Elba Monroig, who was sick, going...
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
July 30, 2019 - 6:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It’s the first day of trial against a Philadelphia man accused of murdering a woman in wheelchair and then hiding her body in the basement for weeks while living in her home. The defendant says he’s "absolutely not guilty." The body of 61-year-old Elba Monroig was...
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2017 mug shot of Brandon Olivieri
Philadelphia Police Department
Justin Udo
July 22, 2019 - 1:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Brandon Olivieri, who was found guilty in May for killing two South Philly teens nearly two years ago when he was a teenager, has been sentenced to 37 years to life in prison. Olivieri, now 18, was tried as an adult and convicted on two counts of murder: one in the...
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2017 mug shot of Brandon Olivieri
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 17, 2019 - 3:18 pm
UPDATED: 5:45 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Brandon Olivieri, the 18-year-old accused of killing two South Philly teens a year-and-a-half ago, has been found guilty. He has been convicted on two counts of murder: one in the first degree for the death of Salvatore DiNubile, and the other...
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2017 mug shot of Brandon Olivieri
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 16, 2019 - 2:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A key witness in the case against a young South Philadelphia man, who is charged with murdering two 16-year-olds, testified Thursday morning to getting rid of the alleged weapon. Marc Malerba, 21, said he and another man, Rodney Outlaw, got rid of the gun used to kill...
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2017 mug shot of Brandon Olivieri
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 15, 2019 - 4:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three teenagers from South Philadelphia testified Wednesday in the murder trial against Brandon Olivieri. The now 18-year-old Olivieri is accused of shooting and killing Caleer Miller and Salvatore DiNubile on Oct. 24, 2017 at 12th and Ritner streets, but he has...
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2017 mug shot of Brandon Olivieri
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 14, 2019 - 12:38 pm
UPDATED: 6:32 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was a tense day in court Tuesday, as the murder trial against a young Philadelphia man — who is accused of killing two 16-year-olds in South Philly a year-a-half ago — is underway. Through a symphony of sobbing and sniffling in the gallery,...
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From left: Jenna Burleigh, Joshua Hupperterz
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
January 17, 2019 - 3:58 pm
UPDATED: 7:33 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After less than two hours of deliberation Thursday afternoon, the jury has decided that Joshua Hupperterz is guilty on all counts, including first-degree murder, of killing Temple University student Jenna Burleigh in August 2017 after the pair met...
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From left: Jenna Burleigh, Joshua Hupperterz
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
January 17, 2019 - 2:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After emotional closing arguments Thursday morning, the jury must now decide whether Joshua Hupperterz killed Temple University student Jenna Burleigh . First, defense attorney David Nenner tried to poke holes in the timeline of phone calls between his client,...
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In this Dec. 21, 2016 file photo, Robert Durst sits in a courtroom in Los Angeles.
Jae C. Hong/AP Photo, Pool, File
January 16, 2019 - 12:14 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — New York real estate heir Robert Durst has been scheduled to go on trial in late summer on charges of killing a friend in Los Angeles nearly two decades ago. A judge on Tuesday scheduled the trial to begin on Sept. 3, the Los Angeles Times reported. "Sept. 3 is fine for trial,"...
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