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Jury finds Schenectady man innocent of murder attempt

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A city man accused of trying to kill his girlfriend, choking her to unconsciousness in the process, was acquitted of all charges against him Thursday after a two-day trial, officials said. Ernest L. Burnett, 42, of Summit Avenue, was found innocent after about five hours of deliberations by a Schenectady County Court jury. He was represented at trial by attorney Adam Parisi. He could not be reached for comment later. Prosecutor Christina Tremante-Pelham said the ...


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cfield
October 19, 2012
10:12 a.m.

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Regardless of what the victim claimed at trial, the paramedics found her tied up and an obvious victim of an assault. They had to cut the rope off her in order to treat her.

I would love to hear the jury's explanation of why they disregarded the clear medical evidence and 911 calls.

Don't see how they could look themselves in the mirror after that verdict.

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