Probation for Abusers of Disabled Boy, Phoenix Cop Gets Date for Murder Retrial, and More

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Welcome to Courthouse Update, a weekly rundown of goings on at the Maricopa County Superior Court.

This week, murder retrial for a former Phoenix cop is scheduled, three people guilty of child abuse and/or sex crimes get probation, and more:

  • Retrial set on murder charge for former Phoenix cop

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    In September, a jury found former Phoenix Police Officer Richard Chrisman guilty of aggravated assault in the 2010 death of Phoenix resident Daniel Rodriguez, but the jurors couldn't decide on two other charges, including second-degree murder. Prosecutors will try Chrisman again on the other charges. His sentencing on the conviction is scheduled for December 20, and the retrial is scheduled to start on January 27.

    See also: Richard Chrisman Guilty of Aggravated Assault, but Jury Can't Decide on Murder

Next page: Man gets probation for child-abuse and sex charges

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