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November 19, 1999
A Prince George's County Circuit Court jury convicted 19-year-old Kelly Day Martin on Wednesday of three counts of second-degree assault in the beating death last year in Laurel of Salvadoran immigrant Gilberto Hernandez. Martin was acquitted of first-degree felony murder. Prosecutors said Martin kicked Hernandez, 40, after he had been knocked to the ground by Cochise I. Queen, 18. Queen was convicted last month of involuntary manslaughter and was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
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November 19, 1999
A Prince George's County Circuit Court jury convicted 19-year-old Kelly Day Martin on Wednesday of three counts of second-degree assault in the beating death last year in Laurel of Salvadoran immigrant Gilberto Hernandez. Martin was acquitted of first-degree felony murder. Prosecutors said Martin kicked Hernandez, 40, after he had been knocked to the ground by Cochise I. Queen, 18. Queen was convicted last month of involuntary manslaughter and was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
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By Jamal E. Watson and Jamal E. Watson,SUN STAFF | November 11, 1998
Murder and assault charges were dropped against four of seven teen-agers charged in the beating death of Salvadoran immigrant Gilberto Hernandez in Laurel, after they agreed to testify against the others, Prince George's County State's Attorney Jack Johnson said yesterday."
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By Jamal E. Watson and Jamal E. Watson,SUN STAFF | November 6, 1999
An 18-year-old Laurel man was sentenced yesterday to 15 years in prison for his role in the beating death of a Salvadoran immigrant in September 1998."
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By Jamal E. Watson and Jamal E. Watson,SUN STAFF | October 6, 1999
As the prosecution wrapped up its case yesterday against a Laurel teen-ager charged in the death of Salvadoran immigrant Gilberto Hernandez, attorneys for the defendant continued to attack the credibility of the state's witnesses.In a deal struck with the Prince George's state's attorney's office last year, Gerald D. Culbreath, 16, David Burley, 20, Sharif A. Sinkler, 17, and Anthony Barclay, 17 -- who were originally charged in the killing -- agreed to testify against Cochise I. "Cody" Queen, 18, in exchange for immunity.
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By Jamal E. Watson and Jamal E. Watson,SUN STAFF | October 6, 1999
As the prosecution wrapped up its case yesterday against an 18-year-old Laurel teen-ager charged in the death of Salvadoran immigrant Gilberto Hernandez, attorneys for the defendant continued to attack the credibility of the state's witnesses.In a deal struck with the Prince George's state's attorney's office last year, Gerald D. Culbreath, 16, David Burley, 20, Sharif A. Sinkler, 17, and Anthony Barclay, 17 -- who were originally charged in the killing -- agreed to testify against Cochise I. "Cody" Queen in exchange for immunity.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | December 18, 1998
The mayor of Laurel is expected to announce today that$10,000 will be given to the family of Gilberto Hernandez, the Salvadoran immigrant who was beaten and kicked to death in September.Mayor Frank P. Casula, who began a memorial fund for Hernandez's widow and five children, who live in San Vicente, El Salvador, said the money will be delivered to the family next week by the Rev. Brian Jordan, a Franciscan priest and a member of Maryland Advisory Committee for New Americans."This is Christmastime, in which we show support for those in need," Casula said.
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By Jamal E. Watson and Jamal E. Watson,SUN STAFF | November 6, 1999
An 18-year-old Laurel man was sentenced yesterday to 15 years in prison for his role in the beating death of a Salvadoran immigrant in September 1998."
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By Jamal E. Watson and Jamal E. Watson,SUN STAFF | October 5, 1999
Attorneys representing an 18-year-old Laurel teen-ager charged in the death of Salvadoran immigrant Gilberto Hernandez last year attacked the credibility of the prosecution's two major witnesses as the trial began yesterday.Steven Jacoby, an attorney representing Cochise I. "Cody" Queen, said the victim's younger brothers, Tomas and Juan Hernandez, changed their original statements to Laurel police after being coached by several community leaders."Thirteen months to the day, Tomas and Juan told the police that they did not know who attacked their brother," Jacoby told the Prince George's County Circuit Court jury in Upper Marlboro.
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By Jamal E. Watson and Jamal E. Watson,SUN STAFF | October 7, 1999
After deliberating for five hours last night, a Prince George's County jury found 18-year-old Cochise I. "Cody" Queen guilty of involuntary manslaughter and second-degree assault in last year's beating death of Gilberto Hernandez, a Salvadoran immigrant.Queen, of Laurel, could receive up to 20 years in prison and be fined $2,500 when he is sentenced Nov. 5 by Circuit Judge Alan Shepherd. He remains in the Prince George's County Detention Center.Said Queen's attorney, Paul Christian: "Obviously we were hoping to get an outright acquittal, but Cody is relieved that he will not be spending the rest of his life in prison."
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By Jamal E. Watson and Jamal E. Watson,SUN STAFF | October 7, 1999
After deliberating for five hours last night, a Prince George's County jury found 18-year-old Cochise I. "Cody" Queen guilty of involuntary manslaughter and second-degree assault in last year's beating death of Gilberto Hernandez, a Salvadoran immigrant.Queen, of Laurel, could receive up to 20 years in prison and be fined $2,500 when he is sentenced Nov. 5 by Circuit Judge Alan Shepherd. He remains in the Prince George's County Detention Center.Said Queen's attorney, Paul Christian: "Obviously we were hoping to get an outright acquittal, but Cody is relieved that he will not be spending the rest of his life in prison."
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By Jamal E. Watson and Jamal E. Watson,SUN STAFF | October 6, 1999
As the prosecution wrapped up its case yesterday against a Laurel teen-ager charged in the death of Salvadoran immigrant Gilberto Hernandez, attorneys for the defendant continued to attack the credibility of the state's witnesses.In a deal struck with the Prince George's state's attorney's office last year, Gerald D. Culbreath, 16, David Burley, 20, Sharif A. Sinkler, 17, and Anthony Barclay, 17 -- who were originally charged in the killing -- agreed to testify against Cochise I. "Cody" Queen, 18, in exchange for immunity.
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By Jamal E. Watson and Jamal E. Watson,SUN STAFF | October 6, 1999
As the prosecution wrapped up its case yesterday against an 18-year-old Laurel teen-ager charged in the death of Salvadoran immigrant Gilberto Hernandez, attorneys for the defendant continued to attack the credibility of the state's witnesses.In a deal struck with the Prince George's state's attorney's office last year, Gerald D. Culbreath, 16, David Burley, 20, Sharif A. Sinkler, 17, and Anthony Barclay, 17 -- who were originally charged in the killing -- agreed to testify against Cochise I. "Cody" Queen in exchange for immunity.
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By Jamal E. Watson and Jamal E. Watson,SUN STAFF | October 5, 1999
Attorneys representing an 18-year-old Laurel teen-ager charged in the death of Salvadoran immigrant Gilberto Hernandez last year attacked the credibility of the prosecution's two major witnesses as the trial began yesterday.Steven Jacoby, an attorney representing Cochise I. "Cody" Queen, said the victim's younger brothers, Tomas and Juan Hernandez, changed their original statements to Laurel police after being coached by several community leaders."Thirteen months to the day, Tomas and Juan told the police that they did not know who attacked their brother," Jacoby told the Prince George's County Circuit Court jury in Upper Marlboro.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | December 18, 1998
The mayor of Laurel is expected to announce today that$10,000 will be given to the family of Gilberto Hernandez, the Salvadoran immigrant who was beaten and kicked to death in September.Mayor Frank P. Casula, who began a memorial fund for Hernandez's widow and five children, who live in San Vicente, El Salvador, said the money will be delivered to the family next week by the Rev. Brian Jordan, a Franciscan priest and a member of Maryland Advisory Committee for New Americans."This is Christmastime, in which we show support for those in need," Casula said.
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By Jamal E. Watson and Jamal E. Watson,SUN STAFF | November 13, 1998
LANGLEY PARK -- The family of a Salvadoran immigrant who was beaten and kicked to death in September expressed outrage yesterday at a decision this week by the Prince George's County state's attorney to drop murder and assault charges against four of seven Laurel teen-agers charged in the killing."
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By Jamal E. Watson and Jamal E. Watson,SUN STAFF | November 13, 1998
LANGLEY PARK -- The family of a Salvadoran immigrant who was beaten and kicked to death in September expressed outrage yesterday at a decision this week by the Prince George's County state's attorney to drop murder and assault charges against four of seven Laurel teen-agers charged in the killing."
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By Jamal E. Watson and Jamal E. Watson,SUN STAFF | November 13, 1998
LANGLEY PARK -- The family of a Salvadoran immigrant who was beaten and kicked to death in September expressed outrage yesterday at a decision this week by the Prince George's County state's attorney to drop murder and assault charges against four of seven Laurel teen-agers charged in the killing."
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By Jamal E. Watson and Jamal E. Watson,SUN STAFF Sun staff writer Caitlin Francke contributed to this article | November 11, 1998
Prince George's County authorities have dropped murder and assault charges against four of seven teen-agers charged in the beating death of Salvadoran immigrant Gilberto Hernandez in Laurel, after they agreed to testify against the others, State's Attorney Jack Johnson said yesterday."
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