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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 »

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