Murder at the Hollywood Video Store
Attorney Katherine Scardino and Attorney Jimmy Phillips Jr. obtained a hung jury in a high profile capital murder case in the 184th Criminal District Court, charging the defendant and his cousin with capital murder in the shooting deaths of 2 employees at the Hollywood Video store.
Gradoni Gets The Investigation
Our investigators had interviewed a number of fact witnesses who had different opinions on the identity of the actual shooter. The jury hung due to questions about the defendant’s statement to police. The 2nd trial resulted in a guilty conviction for the defendant, but the jury assessed a life sentence mainly due to the efforts of Gina Vitale’s mitigation efforts in conjunction with our firm’s investigation.
Return to the May 2005 Investigator’s Newsletter
RESULT BASED ON INVESTIGATION: Hung Jury