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Judge: Jordan Brown responsible for killings
Jordan Brown is responsible for the deaths of Kenzie Marie Houk, 26, and her unborn baby. Lawrence County Judge John W. Hodge issued that decision Friday afternoon.
Judge to rule on Jordan Brown case Friday
Lawrence County Judge John Hodge will announce the fate of Jordan Brown at 2 p.m. Friday. The judge is expected to issue his finding from the bench in the courtroom where prosecutor Anthony J. Krastek, senior deputy attorney general, and defense attorneys Dennis Elisco and Stephen Colafella presented evidence in the juvenile adjudication case.
Jordan Brown hearing ends; judge to issue decision Friday
The case against Jordan Brown is almost over. Anthony J. Krastek, senior deputy attorney general who is prosecuting, concluded his case prior to the noon break Wednesday.
Jordan Brown’s hearing gets under way in county courtroom
Prosecutors Tuesday began building their case against Jordan Brown. The proceeding to determine if the 14-year-old is responsible for the death of Kenzie Houk, 26, and her unborn child is being heard by Lawrence County Judge John W. Hodge.
Jordan Brown Case: Grandmother asks children’s names, photos be removed from site
Kenzie Houk’s mother has sued Chris Brown, asking that her granddaughters’ photos be removed from the Jordan Brown trust fund website.
Judge says no to releasing Jordan Brown; hearing set for Tuesday
Jordan Brown will not be released. Lawrence County Judge John W. Hodge Tuesday rejected arguments of defense attorney Dennis Elisco to release the boy pending his hearing. Hodge set Tuesday as the hearing date.
Jordan Brown could be free by Thursday
Judge John Hodge next week will consider an appeal to release Jordan Brown pending his juvenile court hearing. In a 12-page order issued yesterday by the Pennsylvania Superior Court, Hodge was directed to schedule a hearing by Thursday.
Jordan Brown may be released; decision could come this week
Jordan Brown could be free — even briefly — pending his day in juvenile court. Defense attorney Dennis Elisco Wednesday asked a three-judge panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court to release his 14-year-old client until a juvenile court hearing is scheduled. The court promised a speedy ruling — possibly by tomorrow.
Mitchel Olszak: State guilty of dysfunction in Jordan Brown case
There are only two possibilities in the case of Jordan Brown. He is either responsible for the February 2009 shooting death of Kenzie Houk or he is not. If he is not responsible, that means the government has kept the boy in custody for three years — from the time he was 11 until his current age of 14.
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