An Ohio teenager accused of robbing and killing three men was found guilty Tuesday after four days of jury deliberation. Brogan Rafferty, 17, was convicted of 24 of the 25 charges against him; he was found not guilty of an identity theft charge. He now faces a possible penalty of life without parole.
After a trial that began over a month ago, Drew Peterson was convicted Thursday of the first-degree murder of his third wife Kathleen Savio. The questions surrounding the 2007 disappearance of his 4th wife Stacy Peterson remain unanswered. Drew Peterson’s demeanor remained inscrutable as the verdict was read.
After 18 hours of deliberation, an Illinois jury has found William Balfour, 31, guilty on three counts of first-degree murder in the 2008 killings of singer Jennifer Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew.