Tag Archives: murder

Families of Two San Antonio Firefighters Sue

The families of two San Antonio firefighters, one of whom died the other who was seriously injured at a fire in 2017, have filed suit against Scott Technologies and the owner of a boxing gym where the fire occurred. Scott Deem was killed and Brad Phipps was seriously injured at a fire in the Spartan Boxing Gym on May 18, 2017.

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Conviction of Arsonist in Ohio LODD Upheld

The conviction of a man accused of arson and murder for the 2015 fire that killed Hamilton, Ohio firefighter Patrick Wolterman has been upheld by the Twelfth Appellate District Court of Appeals. Lester Parker was charged with hiring his nephew, co-defendant William Tucker, to set fire to Parker’s home in order to collect the insurance proceeds.

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Webster NY Firefighter Ambush Victims File Suit

The firefighter-victims of a fatal Christmas Eve ambush in upstate New York in 2012 have filed suit against the estate of the alleged shooter, his accomplice who purchased the weapons for him, and the store from which the weapons were ...

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Families Seek New Trial in 1988 KC Blast

Family members and defense attorneys of five people convicted of causing a massive explosion in Kansas City, Missouri in 1988 that killed six firefighters, claim they have new evidence which raises a doubt about their guilt. The explosion at a ...

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Puerto Rico Ambulance Feud Leads to Murder

A turf battle between rival ambulance companies  has turned deadly in Puerto Rico where two paramedics stand accused of murdering a competitor who allegedly “stole” one of their patients. Luis Deida Martinez, 31, was shot dead on Wednesday as he ...

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Murder Conviction for Death of EMT

Joseph Taye of Bear, Deleware, was convicted of first degree murder today in the tragic death of Michelle Smith, a 29-year-old emergency medical technician with the Delaware City Fire Company. Smith was killed on December 20, 2008, while attending to ...

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