Joe Gentz

Joseph Gentz tries to withdraw his guilty plea in the death of Jane Bashara. (credit: Charlie Langton/WWJ)

Handyman Will Stick By Guilty Plea In Grosse Pointe Park Murder

Reprimanded by the judge, Joe Gentz swiftly changed his mind and was returned to prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2013

Joe Gentz appears in court for sentencing. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ).

Convicted Murderer, Joe Gentz, Expected To Ask Judge To Withdraw Plea

There is no known reason for Gentz’s change of plea and there is no guarantee that the judge will accept and order a trial in the case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2013

Bob Bashara is arraigned on May 1, 2013. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ) File

Key Hearing Set For August In Bashara Murder Case

A key hearing has been rescheduled for a Grosse Pointe Park man accused of arranging his wife’s slaying.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2013

Jane Bashara (Facebook Photo)

Announcement Coming In Jane Bashara Murder Case

WWJ’s Charlie Langton says prosecutors are expected to announce murder charges against Jane’s husband.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2013

Joe Gentz appears in court for sentencing. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ).

Gentz Gets 17 Years In Murder Of Jane Bashara

Handyman Joseph Gentz has been sentenced to a minimum of 17 years in prison in the murder of Grosse Pointe Park mother and marketing executive Jane Bashara.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2013

Bob Bashara (Michigan Department of Corrections)

Bob Bashara Gets New Digs, Moves To Prison In Manistee

Bob Bashara, the businessman convicted of plotting to kill a handyman charged with his wife’s slaying, has been moved to a different prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2013

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Joe Gentz Pleads Guilty In Murder Of Jane Bashara

Handyman Joseph Gentz has pleaded guilty to second degree murder in the death of Grosse Pointe mother and marketing executive Jane Bashara.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2012

Bob Bashara in court. (credit: WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Bashara Will Begin Prison Sentence In Isolation

After pleading guilty to soliciting the murder of the “handy man” accused of murdering his wife, Bob Bashara will reportedly begin his prison sentence isolated from other inmates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2012

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Hearing For Joseph Gentz In Bashara Case Postponed

A pre-trial hearing for Joseph Gentz, which was scheduled for Friday, has been postponed until Dec. 21.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2012

Bob Bashara is seen in Wayne County Circuit Court. (credit: WWJ/Vickie Thomas, File)

Bob Bashara Gets Prison Time In Murder Solicitation Case

Bob Bashara has been sentenced to 80 months to 20 years in prison for hiring a hit man to kill his former handyman.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2012

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