Second Circuit Court of Appeals Overturns Death Sentence for Killer of Two New York Police Department Officers in 2003

Ronell Wilson (Also known as Rated R) Defendant Appellant 07-1320-or
The New York Times has reported in an afternoon Alert that the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Wednesday April 30, 2010 that Ronell Wilson, convicted of killing two undercover police detectives on Staten Island in 2003, must be resentenced because of legal errors by the prosecutor and judge during his trial,the Associated Press reported. When he was sentenced in 2007, Mr. Wilson became the first federal defendant to receive the death penalty in New York City in more than five decades.

U.S. v. Ronell Wilson et. al. 07-1320-or

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