Friday, April 09, 2004
Gilmore, Church acquitted 15 years and two month trial in W.D. Va.
After 15 years, and in a trial that began in February, Charles Gilmore and Pete Church were acquitted by the W.D. Va. jury yesterday, as reported here ("Gilmore, Church acquitted on all charges," 4/9/04) in the Bristol paper, here ("Not Guilty: Gilmore and Church cleared of triple homicide," 4/8/04) in the Bluefield paper, here ("Jury acquits Pocahontas' ex-mayor in murder trial," 4/9/04) in the Richmond paper, and here ("Ex-mayor, W.Va. man not guilty in 1989 slayings," 4/9/04) in the Roanoke paper.