Murder Conviction

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Michigan Supreme Court Revives Bid For DNA Test In ’88 Oakland County Murder Case

The Michigan appeals court has been ordered to take another look at a request for DNA tests in a 1988 homicide in Oakland County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2015

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Law School Helps Imprisoned Oakland County Man Fight 1989 Murder Conviction

A group of students at Western Michigan University’s Cooley Law School could help a man imprisoned for nearly 30 years get a new lease on life.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2015

Evelyn Gunter (Handout photo)

Life Sentence For Acquaintance Of Murdered Detroit Mom

Thirty-eight-year-old Walter Bass was sentenced to life without parole in the brutal murder of Evelyn Gunter.

CBS Detroit–04/15/2015

Man In Prison 10 Years Wins Appeal, Could Go Free

A federal appeals court has overturned the murder conviction of a Detroit man who claimed his attorney did a poor job at trial.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2013

Jasubhai Desai (Booking Photo)

Downriver Doctor’s Conviction In Nurse’s Death Reinstated

A federal appeals court has reinstated the murder conviction of 72-year-old doctor who is serving a life sentence for the death of a nurse 30 years ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2013

Jeffrey Pyne is seen in court. (credit: WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Son Sentenced To 20-60 Years In Murder Of Mother

Twenty-two-year old Jeffrey Pyne was sentenced to 20 to 60 years in prison for the second degree murder conviction last month by Judge Leo Bowman.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2013

Jasubhai Desai (Booking Photo)

Judge Overturns Downriver Doctor’s Murder Conviction

A federal judge has overturned the murder conviction of a Trenton doctor serving a life sentence in the 1983 slaying of his business partner and former lover.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2012

Thomas and Raymond Highers (Booking Photos)

Judge Delays Decision On Release Of Brothers Imprisoned Since 1988

Two Flat Rock brothers who had their murder convictions overturned will not be getting out of prison for at least another two weeks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2012

Trailer Fire Mom Found Guilty Of Murder

A Wayne County Circuit Court jury on Wednesday convicted Sharon Hinojosa of first-degree murder and arson.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2011