Monday, October 11, 2010

Wong Trial Update

The Edwardo Wong case, currently being tried in Catawba County after it was moved from Haywood County, is nearing the end of the guilt phase. If convicted of 1st degree murder, the jury would then move into a second phase to decide whether or not to impose the death penalty. The defense theory in the case is that, due to Mr. Wong's traumatic brain injury, he was not capable of forming the requisite intent for 1st degree murder and is thus only guilty of 2nd degree murder.

Read more here.

1 comment:

Victor Erimita said...

Deliberations to start today.