• Short Summary

    DAVID BERKOWITZ WAS ORDERED TO UNDERGO FURTHER PSYCHIATRIC MONDAY AFTER REFUSING TO HEAR SENTENCE PASSED FOR THE MURDER OF SIX PERSONS IN THE SON OF SAM KILLINGS.

  • Description

    DAVID BERKOWITZ WAS ORDERED TO UNDERGO FURTHER PSYCHIATRIC MONDAY AFTER REFUSING TO HEAR SENTENCE PASSED FOR THE MURDER OF SIX PERSONS IN THE SON OF SAM KILLINGS. BERKOWITZ FOUGHT WITH HIS GUARDS AND ATTEMPTED TO JUMP THROUGH A WINDOW BEFORE HE WAS SUBDUED. HE THEN CALLED ONE OF VICTIMS A WHORE AND DESERVED KILLING AMONG THE WITNESSES TO OUTBURST WERE PARENTS AND RELATIVES OF THE VICTIMS, THE MOTHER OF STACY MOSKOWITZ, AND ROBERT VIOLANTE LEFT WITH BADLY IMPAIRED VISION BY A BULLET FIRED BY BERKOWITZ. VIOLANTE SHOUTED OUT IN THE COURT THAT BERKOWITZ SHOULD DIE.. THE COURT WASTOO LENIENT. BROOKLYN DISTRICT ATTORNEY MEROLA PROTESTED THE RULING FOR FURTHER PSYCHIATRIC TEST BUT WAS OVERRULED BY ALL THREE JUDGES SITTING ON THE CASE SENTENCING WAS DEFERRED MID-JUNE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADFF49WUU18X3KI02H3BV0P6BJ
    Media URN:
    VLVADFF49WUU18X3KI02H3BV0P6BJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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