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Assistant Public Defender Mark Rademacher argues before the state Supreme Court, in the appeal of death row inmate Russell Peeler, Jr. Image from CT-N pool feed.

High Court Hears Appeal In Murders Of 8-year-old Boy, Mother

The state Supreme Court today heard the appeal of a death row inmate convicted of arranging the Bridgeport killings of an 8-year-old boy, and the child’s mother.

07/10/2014

Connecticut Supreme Court (Judicial Department Website)

State High Court Will Hear Peeler Death Penalty Case

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The state Supreme Court will be hearing arguments on whether a man convicted of ordering the 1999 killings of a woman and her 8-year-old son in Bridgeport should have received the […]

06/28/2014

Connecticut Supreme Court (Judicial Department Website)

State High Court Will Hear Death Penalty Case

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The state Supreme Court has scheduled a rare special session to hear the death penalty appeal of Russell Peeler Jr., who ordered the killings of a woman and her 8-year-old son. […]

06/05/2014

Russell Peeler (Courtesy Connecticut Department of Correction)

Another Trial for Death Row Inmate

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A one-time Bridgeport drug dealer who is on death row for ordering the killings of a woman and her 8-year-old son is facing another murder trial. A former lawyer for Russell […]

08/04/2013

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