Prosecutors are trying to prove that a fight, not a heart condition killed Nancy Kerrigan’s father and that her brother is to blame.
Monday was an emotional day in court for Nancy Kerrigan and her family as her brother Mark’s trial got underway.
Prosecutors and defense lawyers are expected to give starkly different accounts of a fight between the brother and father of Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan.
Legal experts say the prosecution’s plan to call Nancy Kerrigan as a witness could backfire if she comes across sympathetic toward her brother during cross-examination by the defense.
The brother of Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan is expected to return to court for a final hearing before his manslaughter trial in the death of his father begins later this week.
The manslaughter trial of the brother of Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan, Mark, has been postponed until May.
A police officer has testified that the brother of Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan said he “grabbed his father by the throat” and pushed him before the elder Kerrigan died last year.
Nancy Kerrigan’s brother has been sent back to jail after he failed required alcohol screenings while awaiting trial on charges he killed his father.
The brother of figure skater Nancy Kerrigan will ask a judge to dismiss a manslaughter charge against him in the death of their 70-year-old father, who prosecutors say was stricken after a violent clash with his son.