Nia Wilson Murder Defendant John Cowell Screams Vulgarities; Removed From CourtroomNia Wilson's accused killer John Cowell was removed from his murder trial Thursday after yelling out vulgarities when prosecutors began to show a surveillance video of the fatal attack to jurors.
Nia Wilson Murder Defendant John Lee Cowell Claims He Hears Alien VoicesIn a series of bizarre ramblings from the witness stand, John Lee Cowell, who is accused of stabbing to death Nia Wilson on the MacArthur BART station platform, told jurors he hears voices from alien technology implanted in his ear.
Courtroom Emotions Soar As Nia Wilson's Sisters Describe Her Fatal BART StabbingTears flowed in an Oakland courtroom as Nia Wilson's sisters took the stand to emotionally describe for jurors the struggle to save the dying 18-year-old's life on the MacArthur BART station platform.
Nia Wilson's Family In Tears As Former BART Officer Describes Attempt To Save Her LifeA former BART police officer testified Thursday how he unsuccessfully tried to save the life of 18-year-old Nia Wilson after she was stabbed on the platform of the MacArthur BART station in Oakland in 2018.
John Lee Cowell Outburst Disrupts Opening Statements In Nia Wilson BART Murder TrialThe murder trial of a transient man accused in the 2018 fatal stabbing of Nia Wilson at the MacArthur BART station got off to a troubling start Wednesday with an outburst by the defendant during opening statements.
Judge Rules BART Stabbing Suspect Competent To Stand TrialThe case of a transient man charged with murder for the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Nia Wilson at the MacArthur BART station in Oakland in 2018 remained on track Wednesday when a judge ruled that he's mentally competent to stand trial.
Change Of Venue Denied In Nia Wilson Fatal BART Stabbing CaseThe judge in the trial of John Lee Cowell, a transient man charged with murder for the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Nia Wilson, at the MacArthur BART station in 2018, has denied a change of venue request from the defense in the case.
Slaying Victim Died Helping Stranger On BART TrainWith tears and smiles, the family of Nia Wilson recalled an 18-year-old Monday who had a love for life and a willingness to help others.