William TaylorIt took jurors in St. Charles six hours yesterday to convict William E. Taylor of first-degree murder in the gruesome murder of his on-again-off-again girlfriend Harriet "Pat" Mallow. Taylor, 47, was found guilty of breaking into Mallow's home in May 24, 2007, and stabbing her 22 ti ... More >>
Not a bad way to open up a murder trial, eh? A real attention getter, sure to wake up even the sleepiest of jurors. Scott Turow is almost certain to use it in his next courthouse potboiler.
In any case, that's how St. Charles County Prosecutor Jack Banas began his opening statement ear ... More >>