Defendant In Slashing Death Expected To Plead Guilty

The lawyer for a former New Haven mechanic whose murder conviction in the slashing death of a Stamford woman was overturned by the state Supreme Court says his client will likely plead guilty to the murder.


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Supreme Court Overturns Conviction In Murder Of 75-Year-Old Woman

The state Supreme Court has overturned the murder conviction of a man serving an 80-year sentence in the slashing death of a 75-year-old woman in 2007, saying a statement should not have been admitted because he had not been read his rights.