Marcus Wesson Archive

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Wesson new trial denied

Judge R.L. Putnam rejected Marcus Wesson’s requests this morning for a new trial or a reduced sentence from the death penalty to life in prison. Wesson, 58, could be formally sentenced to death by lethal injection this afternoon for slaying …

Wesson Family To Hear Verdict

New developments in the Marcus Wesson trial Tuesday, as there were unexpected moves by both the prosecution and the judge in the trial. Marcus Wesson was inside the courtroom Tuesday for a special hearing. All this, while jurors continued to …

Prosecution phase of Wesson trial ends

Psychologists will not testify, judge rules. Two psychologists will not testify for the prosecution in the murder trial of Marcus Wesson because their testimony “would create substantial prejudice” toward the defendant, a Fresno County Superior Court judge ruled this morning. …

Wesson prosecution nears closing

The prosecution’s case against accused mass murderer Marcus Wesson will end soon, Judge R.L. Putnam said Tuesday in Fresno County Superior Court. The surprise announcement likely means the prosecution will not play several hours of tape-recorded interviews between Wesson and …