Brooke Skylar Richardson trial: Why the jury reached the verdict it did

Cincinnati.comThe trial lasted eight days. It took the jury all of four hours to reach its verdict: Not guilty of the more serious charges, aggravated murder, involuntary manslaughter and child endangering. Guilty of gross abuse of a corpse, a lower-level felony that, had the ...

September 14th 2019


'There was no proof at all': Juror describes Brooke Skylar Richardson verdict decision

Hamilton Journal NewsRichardson was found guilty Thursday of abuse of a corpse for burying her newborn baby in her backyard on May 7, 2017, in Carlisle. She also had been accused of murdering the baby, but the jury returned not guilty verdicts on charges of aggravated murder ...

September 14th 2019


Ohio ex-cheerleader found not guilty of killing newborn daughter she buried in backyard

NBCNews.comAssistant prosecutor Steven Knippen said in court that days after the baby's death Richardson sent two text messages bragging about her appearance. “Shortly, after murdering her daughter and placing her daughter in the dirt, and not even having the ...

September 13th 2019


UPDATE: Brooke Skylar Richardson sentenced to 3 years of community control, no jail time

Hamilton Journal NewsBrooke Skylar Richardson will be sentenced this morning after being convicted of abuse of a corpse in the death of her baby in May 2017. But Richardson avoided convictions on the more serious charges of aggravated murder, involuntary manslaughter, and ...

September 13th 2019


A teen said she buried her stillborn baby in the backyard after prom. She was just acquitted of murder.

Washington PostA visibly shaking Brooke Skylar Richardson sobbed as the verdict was read Thursday: not guilty of aggravated murder. Not guilty of involuntary manslaughter. It was the end of what her attorneys called a “nightmare,” a tabloid saga in which the former high ...

September 13th 2019


Ex-cheerleader Brooke Skylar Richardson found not guilty in death of newborn

WGN-TVAn Ohio woman accused of killing her newborn daughter and burying her in her Carlisle backyard has been found guilty of abuse of a corpse. Brooke Skylar Richardson, 20, was found not guilty of aggravated murder, involuntary manslaughter and child ...

September 13th 2019


Watch Live: Brooke Skylar Richardson to Be Sentenced for Burying Her Baby Daughter

Law & CrimeBrooke Skylar Richardson, 20, is scheduled to be sentenced Friday for a charge of abuse of a corpse. The hearing is set to begin at 11 a.m. ET. You can watch in the player above. Jurors convicted the defendant on Thursday on one count of abuse of a corpse ...

September 13th 2019


An Ohio woman who buried her newborn in the backyard is found not guilty of murder

CNN(CNN) An Ohio woman accused of killing her newborn daughter and burying her in her Carlisle backyard has been found guilty of abuse of a corpse. Brooke Skylar Richardson, 20, was found not guilty of aggravated murder, involuntary manslaughter and ...

September 13th 2019