Monday, 24 September, 2018

Two Pennsylvania men due in court in quadruple murder case

Four Men Slain Reports: Cosmo DiNardo pleads guilty to four counts of murder, gets life in prison
Steven Clarke | 17 May, 2018, 10:51

A day of reckoning for two cousins accused of brutally killing four young men on a farm last summer was upended Wednesday when one of them reneged on a plea deal, a stunning turn that had prosecutors seeking the death penalty and considering his cousin as a star witness at his trial.

In a Philadelphia suburb town rocked by the gruesome murders last year of four residents, 21-year-old Cosmo Dinardo was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to the carnage.

Instead, he says he'll challenge the charges at trial.

"The families of Dean A. Finocchiaro, Thomas C. Meo and Jimi T. Patrick, while grieving, have satisfaction in knowing that Cosmo DiNardo will be spending his life in jail for the mayhem and murder which he perpetrated on three innocent young men, and, by extension, upon their families".

First Assistant District Attorney Gregg Shore, after reading the deal in court, said his office would pursue the death penalty against Kratz. "He will be punished for his cowardly behavior, which is necessary retribution for the evil which he and his accomplice, Sean Kratz, committed", attorneys Tom Kline, Robert Mongeluzzi and Carin O'Donnell said in a statement.

Authorities stated he was the mastermind of the killings on his household's 90-acre farm in Solebury Township, positioned about 30 miles north of Philadelphia and charged him in all 4 deaths. His lawyer said he did so to avoid the death penalty. In court, however, he rejected the deal. Potash said. "You've lived your whole life protected".

"That's the least we all deserve", said Mark Potash, the father of victim, Mark Sturgis, 22.

DiNardo has a historical past of psychological sickness, together with an involuntary dedication and a schizophrenia analysis, however his lawyer stated psychological well being professionals weren't certain they might have introduced an madness protection. "I feel just as whipsawed, probably as many of you who are watching, as many of you who have questions", said Weintraub.

CBS Responds to Pauley Perrette; Mystery of Alleged Assaults Not Cleared Up
Perrette later added that her continued , high-profile work with anti-bullying programs made her feel like a hypocrite. Perrette starred on the show for 15 seasons, and just recently appeared in her final episode.

Police discovered the lads after a five-day search and stated three had been lit on hearth and positioned 12-feet deep in a steel tank that was transformed right into a cooker that he labeled a "pig roaster".

DiNardo quickly confessed, and District Attorney Matthew Weintraub said authorities might never have found 19-year-old Jimi Taro Patrick's body unless DiNardo told them where it was.

His co-counsel, Michael Parlow, said the case was "tragic for everybody", noting that DiNardo too comes from a large and loving family. "I can not come to terms with what occurred".

In addition to first-degree murder, DiNardo pleaded guilty to robbery, abuse of corpse, and possession of instruments of crime.

The families say DiNardo's parents shouldn't have allowed him access to a gun, which was barred by law due to his commitment.

Melissa Fratanduono, the mom of Tom Meo, cursed at DiNardo throughout the sentencing, saying it has "taken every part" for her to not kill him herself.

The families of the slain men are suing DiNardo's parents, Antonio and Sandra DiNardo, who own the Solebury farm property and construction and concrete companies in Bensalem, where they live.

"My family received a life sentence", Anthony Finocchiaro, the father of 19-year-old victim Dean Finocchiaro, told DiNardo.

Recommended

  • Eagles' Lane Johnson rips Patriots for 'arrogance'

    Eagles' Lane Johnson rips Patriots for 'arrogance'

    Johnson did not elaborate on any specific "s-t". "There was obviously some stuff behind closed doors", he continued. That tone clashed with Johnson's comments in the run-up to the game.
    The Diamondbacks lost their sixth straight, and maybe AJ Pollock too

    The Diamondbacks lost their sixth straight, and maybe AJ Pollock too

    Descalso walked, took third on Paul Goldschmidt's single and scored when Steven Souza Jr. grounded into a double play. Lorenzo Cain walked to load the bases off reliever Jimmie Sherfy, and Domingo Santana's sacrifice fly made it 4-2.
    England World Cup winner Ray Wilson dies aged 83

    England World Cup winner Ray Wilson dies aged 83

    Wilson was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2004 and passed away in Huddersfield on Tuesday. Wilson was just one of England's 1966 World Cup squad who had Alzheimer's .
  • Enzo Amore Returns to Social Media Sporting a New Look

    Enzo Amore Returns to Social Media Sporting a New Look

    As we previously reported, investigators were awaiting lab results from tests given to the victim after she made the claim. The letter says that charges were bever filed against Enzo & that the accuser has shown a lack of credibility.
    Dez Bryant Doesn't Regret Passing on Ravens' Contract Offer, Criticizes Media

    Dez Bryant Doesn't Regret Passing on Ravens' Contract Offer, Criticizes Media

    Bryant, who has been active on Twitter against the media's reports about his behavior, responded when asked if he regretted not taking the offer.
    More Children Ending Up In Hospitals For Suicidal Tendencies

    More Children Ending Up In Hospitals For Suicidal Tendencies

    The highest increase has been observed in adolescent girls and among teenagers between the ages of 15 and 17 years old. They also identified the data month-by-month and found seasonal trends in the encounters.
  • Chrissy Teigen has given birth to a baby boy

    Chrissy Teigen has given birth to a baby boy

    In January Legend, who has been married to Teigen since 2013, said they weren't sure if Luna was ready to be a big sister yet. The Sports Illustrated model announced she was pregnant with the couple's second child last November.
    Iowa AG refuses to defend 'heartbeat' abortion law

    Iowa AG refuses to defend 'heartbeat' abortion law

    Pro-life advocates are calling on President Donald Trump to use regulations to rollback taxpayer subsidies to Planned Parenthood. The abortion-rights groups declined to make the legal documents public until the court clerk filed and stamped official copies.

    Analysts Take on Novavax Inc (NVAX)

    Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 328,279 shares of the company's stock, valued at $541,660.35. A simple moving average is an indicator that calculates the average price of a security over a specified number of periods.
  • Microsoft Announces Xbox Adaptive Controller For Disabled Gamers

    Microsoft Announces Xbox Adaptive Controller For Disabled Gamers

    Xbox Adaptive controller is a device targeted to the people who don't have the luxury to use their hands like normal people. It's great to see a hardware maker thinking this way about making its products more accessible to a wider audience.
    Saraki Says Police IG Idris Plotting To Frame Him

    Saraki Says Police IG Idris Plotting To Frame Him

    Idris, NPM, mni of plot and strategies against him to settle scores", Jimoh Moshood, the police spokesman, said on Wednesday. Idris Ibrahim directed the Commissioner of Police in Kwara State to immediately transfer the men to the force headquarters.
    YouTube Music's Subscription Service to Relaunch Tuesday

    YouTube Music's Subscription Service to Relaunch Tuesday

    Just last week, YouTube Music redesigned its now playing interface and added a queue feature to control what plays next. If we convert American pricing to Canadian, it could cost about $15 or so per month (which includes YouTube Music ).

Ant & Dec are pictured together for the first time in 2 months Ant & Dec are pictured together for the first time in 2 months Ant is still appearing in pre-recorded segments in Britain's Got Talent , but Dec is expected to host the live shows on his own. Both looked happy and relaxed to be hanging out together again, and fan Davina said they were both 'lovely guys'.

Telugu Ppl Stopped BJP's Victory in Karnataka. Here's How Telugu Ppl Stopped BJP's Victory in Karnataka. Here's How Some BJP leaders said that due to Mr Naidu's call, the party could not reach the magic figure 112 and fell short by eight seats. The BJP is leading in 108 seats and the Congress is lagging far behind with leads in 73 seats, as per the latest inputs.

Mothercare will close 50 more United Kingdom stores in survival plan Mothercare will close 50 more United Kingdom  stores in survival plan The CVA, which allows companies to close loss-making shops and secure rental discounts, is expected to bring a £10m cash-flow for the company.

Taylor Swift Gets Restraining Order Against Suspected Stalker With Knife Taylor Swift Gets Restraining Order Against Suspected Stalker With Knife According to the police report, he told cops he suffered from OCD, bipolar disorder, severe depression and manic episodes. Apparently, Sandrock was already on probation in Colorado when he was caught attempting to break into the mansion.

Emre Can travels with first-team for Marbella training camp Emre Can travels with first-team for Marbella training camp They trail Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo by five goals . "There will be goals at both ends, but it is about who manages the game better".

Embattled Ovie Omo-Agege resumes at Senate's plenary Embattled Ovie Omo-Agege resumes at Senate's plenary But he also advised the lawmakers to withdraw their appeal of the judgement. Omo-Agege had, however, attended plenary on April 18. Also, a former National Security Adviser, Col.

Syrian military seizes key swath of land Syrian military seizes key swath of land Opposition fighters and their families there began leaving the areas around a week before following a deal reached with the government.

Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc. Sells 2145 Shares of Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc. Sells 2145 Shares of Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) Analysts at Wall Street see Wells Fargo & Company's 0.00 % EPS growth compared to $1.12 earnings per share for previous quarter. The stock of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC ) earned "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, September 21.

EPS for OncoSec Medical Incorporated (ONCS) Expected At $-0.14 on June, 7 Looking at some alternate time periods, the 12 month price index is 1.57426, the 24 month is 0.98758, and the 36 month is 0.28909. Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 1.87-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq , a 1.14-to-1 ratio favoured decliners.

What the Lightning changed to find success in Game 3 vs. Capitals What the Lightning changed to find success in Game 3 vs. Capitals I didn't think we were as focused as we have been normally on the road. "All the buildings are pretty well the same these days". Coach Barry Trotz had said he was optimistic Backstrom would return to this series, but he has missed four straight games.

U.S. sanctions Hezbollah leader in joint action with Gulf states U.S.  sanctions Hezbollah leader in joint action with Gulf states In addition, the sanctions reject the "false distinction" between the group's political and military wings. OFAC, together with Gulf partners, designated Hasan Nasrallah, the Secretary General of Hizballah.

Portia De Rossi on why she quit acting Portia De Rossi on why she quit acting The former actress and model appeared alongside her wife Ellen DeGeneres on American television to make the shock announcement. De Rossi, who has been married to DeGeneres since 2008, said the secret to their union is that they are best friends.

Apple's Next Campus Could Either Be In Arizona Or North Carolina Apple's Next Campus Could Either Be In Arizona Or North Carolina Apple completed its new $5 billion "spaceship" headquarters in Cupertino, last spring, which hosts more than 12,000 employees. The company is looking at plots of land in Northern Virginia and in North Carolina's Research Triangle Park (RTP).

$0.31 EPS Expected for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) on May, 22 $0.31 EPS Expected for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) on May, 22 With the firm's stock price now trading around $17.63, the firm has proven a solid track record of growth over the recent years. The technology company reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.12.

Distant galaxy opens door to 'uncharted period of cosmic history' Distant galaxy opens door to 'uncharted period of cosmic history' By detecting the most distant oxygen ever found, astronomers have shown that the first stars formed unexpectedly early. Several months later, Nicolas Laporte of University College London used ALMA to detect oxygen 13.2 billion years ago.