It was a verdict almost a dozen years in the making, but justice may have to wait some more.
Most people in Northeast Philadelphia probably don’t know much about Assistant District Attorney Jacqueline Coelho, unless they’ve been the victim of a violent crime or the relative of a murder victim.
Jurors deliberated for a brief time this afternoon in the trial of a priest and an ex-Catholic school teacher charged with molesting the same Northeast Philadelphia schoolboy in the late 1990s.
A jury has been selected in the trial of the Rev. Charles Engelhardt and school teacher Bernard Shero. They are accused in connection with the sexual abuse of an altar boy at St. Jerome's parish in the late 1990s.
The District Attorney’s office will retry the Rev. James Brennan on attempted rape and endangering children charges.
— Convicted felon Monsignor William Lynn hopes for a taste of freedom before he is sentenced.
The jury in the priest sex abuse trial in Philadelphia sent a note to the judge this morning telling her that it had reached one verdict, but was a hung jury on all other charges.