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All but one witness corroborate stories in the Delonte Wynn trial

As the trial for Delonte Wynn continued Tuesday, the courtroom’s seats filled to the brim with family and spectators. Attorneys began Tuesday morning, arguing over the legitimacy of witness Chester Taplette’s testimony. Disagreement erupted when the defense took issue with Taplette’s story, saying his statement to the police that Donnell Howard knew what had happened to Bryant […]

Day four of the Delonte Wynn trial brings new evidence to light

The trial of Delonte Wynn, charged with the murder of Darlene Bryant, continued Monday and is expected to conclude this week. Before jurors entered the room Monday morning, attorneys debated whether or not a key witness’ testimony was able to be readdressed since he claimed to not remember what the defense considered a vital piece of the […]

Police officers testify about crime scene details in Johnathan Taylor trial

As the trial against Johnathan Taylor continued, evidence and testimony from the crime scene was introduced in court. Taylor is charged with the murder of Dexter Motley. The prosecution submitted several photos that were found at 427 Burbank Street which at the time, was where Taylor and some friends were living.  While the defense objected, only […]

Witness’ testimony suggests suspect and victim fought before fatal stabbing

The trial for Delonte Wynn continued Wednesday, with a testimony by Officer John McElhenny who validated footage that appeared to show Darlene Bryant running down Wheeler Road seeking help. Witnesses following McElhenny also attested to Bryant’s suffering, and to a masked suspect who fled the scene of the crime. When a witness who fled the scene of the […]

Defense again denied mistrial request in Jonathan Taylor case

The testimony of murder victim Dexter Motley’s sister was thrown out after following day two of her emotional testimony in Jonathan Taylor’s trial. While questioning resumed regarding a prior incident involving the woman, Motley and Taylor, the woman became defensive and refused to answer further questions. She was eventually escorted out of the courtroom by US Marshals. […]

Trial begins for murder suspect Delonte Wynn

Nearly two years after the death of Darlene Bryant, and a year after he was arrested for her murder, Delonte Wynn’s trial began. More than fifty jurors cycled through the courtroom on Tuesday morning, but only fourteen people were left to determine Wynn’s fate. Before delving into the trial, one witness’s testimony was highly debated. […]

Jonathan Taylor’s attorney request for a mistrial denied

As the trial against Jonathan Taylor resumed, the legitimacy of several witness’ testimony was hotly debated. Taylor is on trial for the alleged murder of Dexter Motley. One of the witnesses who was romantically involved with Taylor discussed the first time she heard of Motley’s death. In her testimony before the grand jury, the woman […]