April 18, 2014

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Killer faces bill for victim’s funeral

Convicted killer Neil Simpson wears a mask during his sentencing in June 2010. (Chronicle file photo)

ELYRIA — Convicted killer Neil Simpson will return to a Lorain County courtroom next month for a hearing on how much he owes in funeral expenses to the family of David Kowalczyk, the owner of a Lorain pizzeria he gunned down during a June 2007 robbery. County Common Pleas Judge Mark Betleski said although he Read More…

UPDATED: Jurors say life in prison for Simpson

ELYRIA — After about four hours of deliberation, the jury in the Neil Simpson case has recommended life without parole for the convicted killer. Lorain County Common Pleas Judge Mark Betleski will have to make the final decision. Simpson will be back in court Tuesday afternoon and will have a chance to make a statement Read More…

Convicted killer spits on member of his jury

Neil Simpson is now barred from courtroom as jurors consider the death penalty Read More…