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Donnell Murchison

(Sirveillance video from the Piazza Navona apartment building was among the evidence in the trial.)

Jurors Set To Begin Deliberations in 2009 ‘Piazza at Schmidt’s’ Double Murder

If found guilty, all the defendants face mandatory life prison terms without chance of parole.

11/29/2011

(Surveillance video caught suspects entering the Piazza At Schmidt’s apartment building in Northern Liberties shortly before two people were murdered there.)

Judge Tells Jury In Piazza Murder Trial To Disregard Testimony Of Admitted Shooter

Judge Jeffrey Minehart on Monday told the jury to ignore the testimony of Donnell Murchison because of his refusal to answer the majority of questions, depriving the defense of its right to cross-examine him.

11/22/2011

(Surveillance video caught suspects entering the Piazza At Schmidt’s apartment building in Northern Liberties shortly before two people were murdered there.)

Trial Opens For 3 Charged In Piazza-at-Schmidt’s Double Murder

Prosecutor Jennifer Selber told jurors that security video of the newly opened “Piazza Navona” apartment building in Northern Liberties showed all of the defendants in three stages: a bungled burglary, a dropped drug deal, and a robbery gone bad that turned into a double murder.

11/14/2011

(Surveillance video caught suspects entering the Piazza At Schmidt's apartment building in Northern Liberties shortly before two people were murdered there.)

Opening Statements Today In Piazza At Schmidts Double-Murder Trial

Back in 2009, the Piazza at Schmidts apartment complex had just opened in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia, but the headlines that followed were about a double murder there.

11/14/2011

Jury Selection Resumes In Piazza At Schmidt’s Double Murder Case

The judge says he would like to seat a panel and begin opening statements on Monday.

11/09/2011

(Surveillance video caught suspects entering the Piazza At Schmidt's apartment building in Northern Liberties shortly before two people were murdered there.)

Two Plead Guilty In Piazza-at-Schmidt’s Double Murders

In an unusual move for unspecified security reasons, Philadelphia judge Jeffrey Minehart cleared his courtroom in the Criminal Justice Center before taking a guilty plea.

11/07/2011