UPDATE: Bay Area Family Calls Schoolmates' Rome Murder Conviction 'A Mockery Of Justice' The brother of Finnegan Lee Elder lashed out at Italian officials Thursday, calling his sibling's murder conviction and life sentence in the slaying of an Italian police officer in Rome a "mockery of justice."
UPDATE: Vacationing Bay Area Schoolmates Convicted In Slaying Of Italian Police Officer; Sentenced To Life In PrisonA jury convicted two San Francisco Bay Area friends Wednesday in the 2019 slaying of a police officer in a tragic unraveling of a small time drug deal gone bad, sentencing them to the maximum life in prison.
Fate Of Vacationing San Francisco Bay Area Schoolmates In Hands Of Rome JuryA jury in Rome on Wednesday began deliberating the fates of two young American men who are charged with killing an Italian police officer near the hotel where they were staying while on summer vacation in 2019.
'Filled With Remorse'; San Francisco Man's Emotional Plea During Italian Police Officer's Murder TrialA 20-year-old San Francisco man charged with murdering an Italian police officer apologized in court Wednesday, saying he was “filled with remorse” and hoped one day the slain man’s family would forgive him.
Dramatic Testimony At San Francisco Bay Area Residents Rome Murder TrialAn Italian police officer testified Wednesday at the murder trial of San Francisco Bay Area residents Finnegan Lee Elder and Gabriel Natale-Hjorth about trying in vain to stop blood pouring out like a “fountain” from his partner who was fatally stabbed last summer on a Rome street.
PHOTOS: Emotions Run High For San Francisco Teen's Parents In Rome CourtroomAfter months in a Rome jail, a pair of boyhood pals from the Bay Area went on trial Wednesday, accused of murdering an Italian policeman.
Trial Set For Bay Area Teens Charged In Killing Of Rome Police OfficerThe lawyer of one of the two Bay Area teenagers jailed in Rome over the slaying of a Carabinieri police office says their trial has been fast-tracked and will begin early next year.
Lawyers For Bay Area Teen Held In Italian Police Killing Drop Bid For ReleaseThe lawyers of one of two Bay Area teenagers being held in the slaying of an Italian police officer have dropped a request for their client to be released.
Lawyer For Bay Area Teen Jailed In Italian Officer's Killing Seeks FootageRoberto Capra said his 19-year-old client, Finnegan Lee Elder, detained for allegedly stabbing to death officer Mario Cerciello Rega, is aiming to shed greater light on what happened.
Father Of Bay Area Teen Accused Of Killing Italian Police Officer Defends SonThe father of a Bay Area teenager accused of murdering an Italian police officer claims the public doesn’t know the full account of what happened and looks forward to his son returning home.
San Francisco Teen Accused Of Killing Italian Police Officer Was Charged In Classmate AssaultNew details have emerged about Bay Area teen Finnegan Lee Elder, 19, who is accused of murdering an Italian police officer in Rome last Friday.
Italian Police: Officer Didn't Have Gun When Stabbed By Bay Area TeensA plainclothes police officer had forgotten his gun the night he was fatally stabbed during a confrontation with two Bay Area teenagers in Rome, an Italian police commander said Tuesday.
Rome Police Say Bay Area Teen Held in Officer's Death Was 'Illegally Blindfolded'A Bay Area teenager was "illegally blindfolded" before his interrogation as a suspect in a newlywed police officer's slaying in Rome, a Carabinieri commander said Sunday