Wednesday, May 25, 2011
The Olympic figure skater spoke on behalf of her family Wednesday at about 12:15 p.m. outside Middlesex County Superior Court in Woburn.
Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan, Mark Kerrigan's sister, spoke on behalf of the Kerrigan family Wednesday afternoon after her brother was found not guilty of involuntary manslaughter and guilty on a simple assault and battery charge. Mark Kerrigan, who was on trial for allegedly causing the death of his 70-year-old father Daniel Kerrigan during a struggle in the family's home in Stoneham on Jan. 24, 2010, may face up to 2 1/2 years in prison Mark Kerrigan is scheduled to be sentenced at 9 a.m. Thursday at Middlesex County Superior Court in Woburn. Check out our video to get Nancy Kerrigan's full reaction to the verdict.
Monday, May 16, 2011
Family, a neighbor and a firefighter also testified on the first day of the manslaughter trial Monday in Woburn Superior Court.
WOBURN — The manslaughter trial for Mark Kerrigan began with opening statements from the prosecution and defense in Woburn Superior Court Monday morning. Mark Kerrigan pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and assault and battery on a person over 60 years of age stemming from a struggle Jan. 24, 2010 with his 70-year-old father Daniel Kerrigan at the family home in Stoneham. Prior to opening statements, Middlesex Superior Court Judge S. Jane Haggerty provided the jury with a preliminary overview of their responsibilities as jurors and also some information pertaining to the case. Opening Statements The prosecution depicted Mark Kerrigan as "drunk, abusive, and physically violent toward his father." The prosecution also …
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1. Time for court: The manslaughter trial of Mark Kerrigan, who allegedly caused his father's death more than a year ago in Stoneham, starts at 9 a.m. in Woburn Superior Court. Mark Kerrigan, of Stoneham, is the brother of Olympic figure skater and Lynnfield resident Nancy Kerrigan who is expected to be called as a witness by the prosecution. Their father Daniel Kerrigan 70-year-old died in his Stoneham home during a struggle with Mark. 2. Rain, rain, go away! The wet weather from Sunday appears as though it may be sticking around for several days, according to the National Weather Service's seven-day forecast for Stoneham. Drizzle is expected before 11 a.m. Monday, followed by scattered showers thereafter, with rainfall totals to be in …
Friday, May 13, 2011
Mark Kerrigan, brother of former Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan, will stand trial May 16 on manslaughter and assault and battery charges for allegedly causing the death of his father Daniel Kerrigan last year.
The manslaughter trial of Mark Kerrigan, who is accused of causing his father's death more than a year ago in Stoneham, begins May 16 in Woburn Superior Court, according to a press statement issued Friday afternoon by the Middlesex District Attorney Gerard Leone's office. Mark Kerrigan, of Stoneham, is the brother of Olympic figure skater and Lynnfield resident Nancy Kerrigan who is expected to be called as a witness by the prosecution. Their father Daniel Kerrigan 70-year-old died in his Stoneham home during a struggle with Mark. Jury selection was completed Friday, and opening arguments will begin at 9 a.m. Monday in Woburn Superior Court, 200 Tradecenter, Courtroom 730.
Check out our latest "Patch Facts" column for ideas on how to spend the day in the Stoneham area.
1. Office hours: Sen. Katherine Clark, or one of her representatives, will be available from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Stoneham Senior Center 2. Act two: Don't forget to check out the second performance of "Chicago" by the Stoneham High School Drama Club at 7:30 p.m. 3. Jury selection: Stoneham resident Mark Kerrigan, brother of former Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan, is accused of causing the death of his 70-year-old father Daniel Kerrigan last year and will stand trial on manslaughter charges. Jury selection begins today at Woburn Superior Court, with the trial to follow in the coming days. 4. Take in a show: "42nd Street" is scheduled to be performed at 8 p.m. at the Stoneham Theatre. The play is about Peggy Sawyer, a small town…