Category: not guilty

Buffalo Shooter Pleads Not Guilty to Domestic Terror Charge

BUFFALO, N.Y.—The shooter who killed 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket pleaded not guilty Thursday to hate-motivated domestic terrorism and other charges. A lawyer entered the plea for Payton Gendron, 18, in the first case to make use of New York’s domestic terrorism hate crime law. Gendron didn’t speak during the brief hearing with a…


Connecticut Trooper Pleads Not Guilty in 2020 Fatal Shooting

MILFORD, Conn.—A Connecticut state trooper who killed a 19-year-old man while firing seven gunshots into the driver’s window of a stolen car in 2020 pleaded not guilty to a manslaughter charge Thursday. Trooper Brian North made a brief appearance in Milford Superior Court as relatives of Mubarak Soulemane repeated their calls for North to be…


British Carer Who Suffocated Thief During Citizen’s Arrest Cleared of Manslaughter

A carer who suffocated a suspected burglar while performing a citizen’s arrest has been cleared of manslaughter. Nathan Smith, 38, knelt on 43-year-old Craig Wiltshire’s back for nine minutes in the early hours of November 20 2019 after tackling him in the street. He refused to ease off even when the victim twice told him…