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Murder in the Second Degree Case

On Behalf of | Jan 11, 2024 | Criminal Defense

Allegations: The client was charged in Erie County with the death of a female he had been dating. The prosecution alleged that he had shot this woman in his driveway and later confessed to the murder. The client faced a possible life sentence.

Defense: We were able to successfully argue that the client never intended to kill the decedent. Instead, he intended to scare her and get her to leave his property and mistakenly shot her.

Result: The client was acquitted of all charges after jury trial.