Category Archives: Homicide

911 Tapes Lead to Brothers’ Acquittal

A series of 911 tapes almost withheld by prosecuting attorneys proved critical in a Phoenix murder trial. The recorded calls persuaded a jury to acquit two brothers indicted on charges of murder and aggravated assault in a 2007 gang shootout. Earlier this week a Maricopa County Superior Court jury delivered six not-guilty verdicts and six deadlocked verdicts after listening to the tapes in detail. One deputy Maricopa County attorney attempted to prevent the grand jury from hearing the tapes despite … Read More