Daniel Jordan Dewitt

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Berkeley PD To Change Policies After Wrongful Death Settlement

The wife and two sons of a man who was killed outside his home in the Berkeley Hills last year have reached a resolution of their wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Berkeley.

10/22/2013

Peter Cukor

Family Of Murdered Berkeley Man Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The wife and two sons of a 67-year-old man who was killed outside his home in the Berkeley Hills in February filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city Thursday, alleging that it was negligent in the way it handled the situation.

11/15/2012

Daniel Jordan Dewitt (Dewitt Family)

Authorities Say Berkeley Murder Suspect Broke Deputy’s Jaw

Authorities say the Oakland man accused of using a ceramic pot to beat and kill a 67-year-old Berkeley man outside his home earlier this year has attacked and broken the jaw of a deputy.

05/16/2012

Peter Cukor

Berkeley Police Chief Defends Response To Fatal Attack

Police Chief Michael Meehan said he thinks his officers responded appropriately to the situation that led to the death of 67-year-old business management consultant Peter Cukor outside his home on Feb. 18.

03/08/2012

Peter Cukor

Police Dispatch Audio Details Non-Response To Intruder In Fatal Berkeley Attack

Police dispatch tapes show officers didn’t immediately respond to a Berkeley man’s nonemergency call about an intruder before the homeowner was bludgeoned to death with a ceramic pot.

03/02/2012

Daniel Jordan Dewitt (Dewitt Family)

Man Charged With Murder In Berkeley Hills Killing

An Alameda man was charged with murder Wednesday for allegedly killing a Berkeley hills homeowner with a flowerpot on Saturday night, according to court documents.

02/22/2012

Accused Berkeley Hills Killer To Appear In Court

The man accused of killing a Berkeley hills man outside his home Saturday night is scheduled to make an appearance in court Wednesday. Berkeley police acknowledge that they did not immediately roll out to the 911 call at the home of 67-year-old Peter Cukor because they were gearing up for an occupy protest.

02/22/2012

The Berkeley hills home where man was beaten to death. (CBS)

Man Fatally Attacked Outside Home In Berkeley Hills

A 23-year-old Alameda man is in jail on suspicion of murder after police say he fatally attacked another man outside the man’s home in the Berkeley hills.

02/20/2012

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