Joseph Gentz

Judge Vonda Evans (center) looks intently at Bob Bashara as he talks with attorneys. (Credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Jury To Hear Closing Arguments In Bashara Trial

The murder trial had weeks of testimony about a broken marriage and a secret life in a comfortable Detroit suburb.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2014

(credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Bob Bashara Wipes Away Tears As Medical Examiner Details Wife’s Fatal Injuries

As the medical examiner detailed Jane’s brutal injuries, Bob Bashara shook his head and wiped away tears.


Bob Bashara is charged with ordering the murder of his wife, Jane, in 2012. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Bob Bashara’s Mother Testifies In Murder Trial: ‘He Was Very Upset’

Nancy Bashara, said that her son asked her to put jewelry and coins into their joint safe deposit box and that she never looked in the bag. It was later found out, the box contained a gun.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2014

Bob Bashara greets his attorney, Lillian Diallo. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Focus Shifts To Friend’s Testimony, Cell Phone Records In Bob Bashara Murder Trial

Jim Wilson spoke in court Monday morning and said that he and Bashara used to smoke marijuana and do cocaine while on the golf course at Lochmoor Country Club.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2014

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

Bob Bashara Arraigned In Wife’s Strangulation Death

A Grosse Pointe Park man accused of arranging his wife’s murder has been arraigned on first-degree murder and other charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

(credit: WWJ. File)

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

(WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Handyman Pleads Not Guilty To Murdering Jane Bashara

St. Clair Shores handyman Joseph Gentz has pleaded not guilty and will stand trial in early January for the death of Grosse Pointe Park marketing executive Jane Bashara.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2012

Bob Bashara is seen in court. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey, File)

Bob Bashara Pleads Guilty To Solicitation Of Murder

Bob Bashara pleaded guilty as charged to solicitation to murder Joe Gentz, the man accused of killing Bashara’s wife.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2012

(Jane Bashara, left. Joe Gentz, right).

Handyman Gentz Waives Hearing, Faces Trial In Bashara Death

Months after being charged, a Detroit-area handyman is returning to court for a key hearing in the death of a suburban marketing executive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2012

(Booking photo)

Bond Remains At $15 Million For Bob Bashara

A Wayne County Judge has denied Bob Bashara’s request to have his $15 million bond lowered.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2012