The strategy sometimes indicates a possible guilty plea down the road. But what does it mean here?
A convicted murderer will get a retrial after new DNA evidence links another man to the rape and murder of a 77-year-old woman in 1991.
Prosecutors say defendant Jason Kohler, 42, already on probation with a suspended license because of an earlier DUI crash, was high on drugs and booze last year when he ran a stop sign, crashed, then tried to flee the scene.
DA Seth Williams says formation of the unit is the “right thing to do” and veteran prosecutor Gilson is the perfect person for the job.
Authorities say potential tragedy was prevented by an alert Philadelphia deputy sheriff.