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Nancy Kerrigan's Brother Acquitted in Dad's Death

Mark Kerrigan dodges manslaughter charges but guilty of battery

(Newser) - The brother of figure skater Nancy Kerrigan was acquitted today of manslaughter in the death of their 70-year-old father. The jury apparently agreed with his defense that Daniel Kerrigan died of heart disease, not from a scuffle between the two. Mark Kerrigan, 46, was convicted, though, of a misdemeanor assault... More »

911 Tape Played as Trial of Kerrigan's Brother Begins

Olympic skater listens as brother stands trial for death of their father

(Newser) - The drama surrounding Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan continues to play out as her brother's trial begins today. Mark, 46, is charged with manslaughter; he allegedly triggered the death of 70-year-old Daniel Kerrigan when the two got in an argument over the family telephone in January 2010. Nancy listened... More »

Nancy Kerrigan Will Help Brother Fight Charges

Ruling of homicide in father's death 'unjustified'

(Newser) - Nancy Kerrigan says she views the ruling of her father's death as a homicide "unjustified," and says she and her family plan to help her brother fight assault charges. In a letter to friends and fans released today, Kerrigan says the ruling has only intensified the pain of... More »

Nancy Kerrigan's Dad's Death a Homicide: DA

Charges against Olympic figure skater's brother may be amended

(Newser) - The death of Nancy Kerrigan's father was a homicide, but the DA in the case hasn't decided whether to charge the Olympic figure skater's brother with murder. Mark Kerrigan was charged with committing assault and battery against their 70-year-old father just before he died. He pleaded not guilty and has... More »

Nancy Kerrigan's Parents Sued Son Over Money

Mark Kerrigan's troubled past with Daniel; plus, Tonya Harding is 'sad'

(Newser) - Mark Kerrigan—now charged with assault following the sudden death of his father—was sued by his parents over money in March 2008. Daniel and Brenda Kerrigan claimed to have loaned their son—who was in jail at the time on an assault charge—$105,000 for his mortgage and... More »

Nancy Kerrigan's Dad Dead, Brother Arrested

Daniel Kerrigan allegedly struggled with son Mark before collapsing

(Newser) - Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan’s brother was arrested and charged with battery following the sudden death of their father early yesterday morning. Mark Kerrigan, who had been staying at his parents’ Boston home, allegedly struggled with 70-year-old Daniel before his father collapsed. Father and son were arguing over the... More »

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