Tag Archives: homicide

York shooting victim dies at York Hospital

Update, 11:47 a.m. York City Police continue to look for those responsible for the shooting of Vinny Reinoso, according to Capt. Russell Tschopp. The case, since Reinoso’s death Saturday, is considered a homicide, Tschopp said. Tschopp said Reinoso was shot … Continue reading

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Live Coverage of the Joshua Lookingbill Homicide Trial

A stabbing victim, his girlfriend and her ex-boyfriend were involved in a love triangle that ended when one man stabbed the other early Jan. 31, 2013 in York, according to police. Joshua Justin Lookingbill, 25, of the 700 block of … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Affirms New Trial in 2005 Murder Case

It appears Ian C. Brenner will be returning to York County for a re-trial of his 2005 murder case. Brenner, now 32, was convicted in 2006 of shooting and killing Anna Witter, 46, an innocent bystander, as he tried to … Continue reading

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Attorneys tick off judge in vehicular homicide case

Six months ago, Robert A. Sawyer was scheduled to plead to vehicular homicide and aggravated assault charges for an October 2011 crash on Route 30 that killed a woman and injured another. Tuesday in York County court, Sawyer’s attorneys said … Continue reading

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Live Coverage of the Jaquez Brown Murder Trial

UPDATE: Jaquez Brown was convicted of first-degree murder for the July 20, 2011 shooting death of Anthony Sharkus Wasilewski. He is scheduled for sentencing on Jan. 27, 2014. CLARIFICATION: Although police and court documents list Brown’s first name as Jacquez, … Continue reading

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Sebastian Olmeda convicted of murder

Update: Sebastian Olmeda has been convicted of first-degree murder. He will be sentenced to life without parole on Nov. 18. Previously reported: A man accused of homicide and attempted homicide in two separate shootings is going to trial first for … Continue reading

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Two murders, two Antonios and four Daves

In a strange twist of fate, this week I am covering two trials – one in Courtroom No. 1 before Judge Gregory M. Snyder and one in Courtroom No. 2 before Judge Craig T. Trebilcock. Antonio Wormley’s trial began last … Continue reading

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Brackbill arraigned on murder charges

 Bryan Wayne “Big Country” Brackbill Jr. was formally arraigned on Tuesday, Aug. 27, for the murder of Sandra Mulder.   Mulder’s decomposing body was found June 2 by family and friends, her legs and hands bound by pink … Continue reading

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Fistfight lands dad back in jail

Charged with involuntary manslaughter for the November 2011 death of his 2-month-old son, Eric John Clapper is back in York County Prison. Clapper, 33, had been released from custody under supervision in April after the district attorney’s office replaced first- … Continue reading

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Red Bull in evidence at vehicular homicide trial 

Inside the cab and in the bed of Justin Klingensmith’s wrecked Ford F-150 were a number of empty Red Bull and Mountain Dew containers. During Klingensmith’s two-day vehicular homicide trial in York County court, the attorneys debated the purpose of … Continue reading

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