voluntary manslaughter

From left: William Korzon and Gloria Korzon
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Jim Melwert
December 18, 2019 - 12:41 pm
In a case that took 38 years to crack, 76-year-old William Korzon pleaded guilty on Wednesday to voluntary manslaughter in the killing of his wife Gloria Korzon in 1981. He says he dumped her body in the Delaware River and told everyone she'd left him and run off to Florida. Read more here.
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Michael White walking out of court.
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Kristen Johanson
December 16, 2019 - 7:42 pm
Attorneys for Michael White — the man acquitted in a fatal stabbing near Rittenhouse Square nearly two years ago — want to prohibit victim impact statements from being read at his sentencing next month. But prosecutors are fighting to allow the victim’s family to speak — and it won’t be an easy...
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Michael White walking out of court.
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Kristen Johanson
November 19, 2019 - 1:49 pm
Michael White, the man acquitted in the Rittenhouse Square stabbing death of a real estate developer, was in court Tuesday morning, where prosecutors urged a judge to put him back behind bars before his sentencing next month. White has missed four court supervision appointments. Read more here.
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Michael White walking out of court.
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Kristen Johanson
November 07, 2019 - 2:52 pm
Lawyers for Michael White were in court Thursday explaining why their client hasn’t checked in with the court since trial, as directed. Read more here.
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Michael White walking out of court.
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Kristen Johanson
October 17, 2019 - 1:36 pm
Michael White has been found not guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the fatal stabbing of Sean Schellenger.
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Michael White
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
October 16, 2019 - 2:49 pm
After just a few days of trial, the case of Michael White is now in the hands of the jury.
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Michael White
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
October 15, 2019 - 11:56 am
It was another tense and emotional day in court Tuesday, as Michael White, the man accused of fatally stabbing a real estate developer near Rittenhouse Square last year, took the witness stand. Read more here.
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Michael White
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
October 07, 2019 - 10:38 am
A city judge has granted the district attorney's motion to drop the third-degree murder charge against Michael White, the man accused of fatally stabbing Sean Schellenger in July 2018 near Rittenhouse Square.
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Kristen Johanson
July 03, 2019 - 3:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia judge has found a Fishtown mother guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of her boyfriend nearly two years ago, after the pair got into a fight about a movie and he insulted her son. Small in stature, 38-year-old Jeannette Wakefield was...
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In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 file photo, former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight, left, with his defense attorney Albert DeBlanc Jr., listens to the terms of his plea of no contest to voluntary manslaughter.
Gary Coronado/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool, File
October 04, 2018 - 11:39 am
By Andrew Dalton, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Thursday sentenced former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight to 28 years in prison for the 2015 death of man he ran over outside a Compton burger stand. Knight listened without reaction as members of the dead man's family addressed...
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