Posts Tagged ‘Glenn Kirschner’

Not Guilty! Judge Exonerates Defendants in Robert Wone Case

Three Dupont Circle men accused of conspiring to cover up the 2006 murder of D.C. attorney Robert Wone will go free.
Judge Lynn Leibovitz on Tuesday exonerated defendants Joseph Price, Victor Zaborsky and Dylan Ward in the sensational trial which captivated Washington for weeks. The three housemates were charged with conspiracy and obstruction of justice. Price was also on trial for evidence tampering.
"It is [...]

‘They Lied, They Orchestrated, They Tampered': Wone Prosecutors Rest Their Case

Defendant Joseph Price was visibly biting his nails Thursday morning as prosecuting U.S. Attorney Glenn Kirschner prepared to make his closing arguments.
"They lied to the police, they orchestrated, they tampered," Kirschner said of Price and fellow defendants Dylan Ward and Victor Zaborsky. The trio stands accused of conspiracy and obstruction of justice in connection to the 2006 [...]

Was Robert Wone Killed by Martial Arts Expert?

During a cross-examination Monday, in which he, at times, seemed to quarrel with prosecutors, Dr. Henry Lee–the aforementioned "forensic scientist to the stars"–made some interesting assertions. One was that it's easier to investigate a staged crime scene than an untampered one. Assistant U.S. Attorney Glenn Kirschner seemed incredulous at Lee's suggestion, but the witness persisted: "I would [...]

Trouple Trouble for Alleged Conspirators in Robert Wone Case

The "trouple" may not have been harmonious. Taking the stand in a packed courtroom yesterday, the ex-roommate of accused conspirators Joe Price, Dylan Ward and Victor Zaborsky, spilled a few details on the trio's three-way relationship. In August 2006, when attorney Robert Wone was found stabbed to death in their Swann Street NW home, Price was involved in [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Pocahontas in Chains Edition

Good morning, Washington! Today’s Wednesday, the second day of June, and the air still sucks. A Code Orange air quality alert has been issued, so don’t go outside today, folks. Stay in and enjoy the air conditioning.
Prosecutors are scrambling for an answer in the Robert Wone murder trial, now pointing their clumsy judicial finger at [...]

What Happened at Robert Wone’s Funeral?

The week ahead promises yet more drama in the District's most talked-about court case. Late Friday, prosecutors tried to cram in one final witness in the trial of three Dupont Circle housemates accused of covering up the 2006 murder of attorney Robert Wone.
Detective Gail Russell-Brown began to testify about her encounter with Michael Price, brother of defendant Joe Price, at Wone's [...]

Defense: Missing Blood Theory in Robert Wone Case Based on Faulty Tests

Defense attorney Thomas Connolly charged Monday that investigators' conspiracy theory in the puzzling case of murdered attorney Robert Wone is based partly on faulty blood testing.
Connolly pointed to some 170 items in the house where Wone was found dead in 2006 that initially tested positive for traces of blood. All 170 items were shipped to the [...]

Robert Wone’s ‘Meticulous’ Habits Contrary to Cluttered Crime Scene

U.S. Attorney Glenn Kirschner has repeatedly tried to bang home one important characteristic of slain attorney Robert Wone. The guy was apparently a bit of a neat freak.
Wone's "meticulous" nature, as Kirschner puts it, would seem to stand in contrast to a rather cluttered crime scene on the night of his murder.
During testimony Tuesday in the conspiracy trial stemming from Wone's 2006 [...]