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Amid ‘Free Lamonte’ chants, hearing begins in case of KCK man imprisoned for 23 years

On the day Lamonte McIntyre was sentenced to consecutive life terms in prison, he said just 13 words to the court:

“Judge, I would like to tell the court that I’m innocent. That’s all.”

On Thursday, more than two decades later, McIntyre’s family and friends poured into a Wyandotte County courtroom for a hearing that has called into question the imprisonment of a 17-year-old man.

McIntyre, now 41, smiled at the approximately 50 friends and relatives who had assembled in the courtroom.

An innocent man has languished in prison for 23 years, his loved ones say. In a rally outside the courthouse beforehand, they cried: “I say free, you say Lamonte.”

“Free!”

“Lamonte!”

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Read more at: http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article178461766.html

Lamonte McIntyre hearing: innocent man imprisoned, family, experts …

On the day Lamonte McIntyre was sentenced to consecutive life terms in prison, he said just 13 words to the court:

“Judge, I would like to tell the court that I’m innocent. That’s all.”

On Thursday, more than two decades later, McIntyre’s family and friends poured into a Wyandotte County courtroom for a hearing that has called into question his conviction.

McIntyre, now 41, smiled at the approximately 50 friends and relatives who had assembled in the courtroom as he entered.

He’s an innocent man who has languished in prison for 23 years, his loved ones say. In a rally outside the courthouse beforehand, they cried: “I say free, you say Lamonte.”

“Free!”

“Lamonte!”

Lamonte 01

Read more at: http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article178461766.html

New Hearing Date In Connection With Joyce Stochmal Murder

By Jack Kramer, Correspondent

A hearing on whether the family of a teenager brutally murdered in 1984 could receive the killer’s prison records has been rescheduled for Monday, Sept. 18th. The sister of a teenager who was brutally murdered in 1984 was slated to be in front of the state’s Freedom of Information Commission last week, seeking to get the correctional and disciplinary history of the man convicted of the crime.

But Marianne Stochmal Heffernan said she asked for a postponement when she found out that the murderer’s attorney had submitted a new memo to the FOI in the case.

Heffernan said she felt she didn’t have ample time to review the memo before the FOI hearing, so she asked for the postponement.

“I felt I would likely need time to read the memo, research anything I may not know or understand, and prepare to defend against it,” Heffernan.

Weinberg’s attorney, acknowledging Heffernan’s need to

Read more at: https://patch.com/connecticut/southbury/new-hearing-date-connection-joyce-stochmal-murder

Abington father and son waive hearing on child porn charges

GLENSIDE A father and son from Abington each waived their preliminary hearings on charges they distributed child pornography.

Harry F. Ennis, 68, and Patrick H. Ennis, 29, each of the 800 block of Edgehill Road, waived their preliminary hearings Thursday morning before District Court Judge Juanita A. Price of Glenside. They face formal arraignments on the charges in county court on Oct. 11.

Harry Ennis, who faces 100 felony counts of possessing child pornography, remains free after posting $75,000 cash bail to await his next court hearing.

Patrick Ennis, who faces numerous counts of disseminating and possessing child pornography and criminal use of a communication facility, remains free on $25,000 cash bail while awaiting his next court appearance.

Assistant District Attorney Matthew Brittenburg is prosecuting the case.

An investigation of the men began on April 13, according to court papers, when the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children received a cyber tip from

Read more at: http://www.montgomerynews.com/timeschronicle/news/abington-father-and-son-waive-hearing-on-child-porn-charges/article_1eda2983-ca8f-5dd8-acb2-b19bb34ff0ae.html

Abington father and son waive hearing on child porn charges | News …

GLENSIDE A father and son from Abington each waived their preliminary hearings on charges they distributed child pornography.

Harry F. Ennis, 68, and Patrick H. Ennis, 29, each of the 800 block of Edgehill Road, waived their preliminary hearings Thursday morning before District Court Judge Juanita A. Price of Glenside. They face formal arraignments on the charges in county court on Oct. 11.

Harry Ennis, who faces 100 felony counts of possessing child pornography, remains free after posting $75,000 cash bail to await his next court hearing.

Patrick Ennis, who faces numerous counts of disseminating and possessing child pornography and criminal use of a communication facility, remains free on $25,000 cash bail while awaiting his next court appearance.

Assistant District Attorney Matthew Brittenburg is prosecuting the case.

An investigation of the men began on April 13, according to court papers, when the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children received a cyber tip from

Read more at: http://www.montgomerynews.com/timeschronicle/news/abington-father-and-son-waive-hearing-on-child-porn-charges/article_1eda2983-ca8f-5dd8-acb2-b19bb34ff0ae.html

Hearing On Prison Records In Stochmal Murder Case Postponed

By Jack Kramer

Correspondent

A hearing on whether the family of a teenager brutally murdered in 1984 could receive the killer’s prison records was put off on Monday.

The sister of a teenager who was brutally murdered in 1984 was slated to be in front of the state’s Freedom of Information Commission, seeking to get the correctional and disciplinary history of the man convicted of the crime.
But Marianne Stochmal Heffernan said she asked for a postponement when she found out late on Friday that the murderer’s attorney had submitted a new memo to the FOI in the case.

Heffernan said she felt she didn’t have ample time to review the memo before the FOI hearing, so she asked for the postponement.

“I felt I would likely need time to read the memo, research anything I may not know or understand, and prepare to defend against it,” Heffernan said Monday.

Weinberg’s attorney, acknowledging Heffernan’s

Read more at: https://patch.com/connecticut/southbury/hearing-prison-records-stochmal-murder-case-postponed

Hearing Scheduled Monday In Connection With Joyce Stochmal Murder

By Jack Kramer, Correspondent

The sister of a teenager who was brutally murdered in 1984 will be in front of the state’s Freedom of Information Commission, seeking to get the correctional and disciplinary history of the man convicted of the crime.

Marianne Stochmal Heffernan will be appearing before the FOI seeking information on David Weinberg, who was recently released from prison after serving 26 years for the killing of Joyce Stochmal.

Joyce Stochmal was 19 when she was murdered and her body dumped into Lake Zoar in Southbury.

Recently a Waterbury Superior Court judge ordered Weinberg, who was convicted of Joyce Stochmal’s killing, released on time served. The order followed seven years of work by lawyers for the Connecticut Innocence Project, who had discovered problems with the case.

The approval of a “sentence modification” by Waterbury Superior Court Judge Roland D. Fasano allowed Weinberg, 58, to be released after serving 26 years of a 60-year

Read more at: https://patch.com/connecticut/oxford-ct/hearing-scheduled-monday-connection-joyce-stochmal-murder

Man charged with having child porn waives hearing

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PORT CARBON — A Saint Clair man charged with having child pornography at his home waived his right to a preliminary hearing July 25 in district court.

John F. Culbert Jr., 50, of

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