Two and a half years in jail lies ahead for the brother of former Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan, after being convicted Wednesday for assault in the death of their 70-year-old father.
Acquitted for involuntary manslaughter by the jury, which could have equaled 20 years in prison, Mark Kerrigan was accused of causing his father Daniel Kerrigan’s death during a violent physical struggle reported earlier last year. ( Read more... )
Kerrigan Gets The Max
The brother of Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan was sentenced to serve 2 1/2 years (with 4 months served) in jail for murdering his father. Mark Kerrigan got off easy, seeing as he strangled his 70+ year old father, causing a fatal heart attack. The action went down on January 10th, 2010. ( Read more... )
Nancy Kerrigan's brother convicted of assault and battery in death of father
WOBURN -- Mark Kerrigan, the brother of Olympian Nancy Kerrigan, was acquitted today of an involuntary manslaughter charge but convicted of the lesser charge of assault and battery in the confrontation that preceded his father's death at the family’s Stoneham home in January 2010.
As the verdict was read in Middlesex Superior Court, Mark Kerrigan showed little emotion, but family members in the courtroom, who had supported him in spite of the charges brought in the wake of the death of 70-year-old Daniel Kerrigan, hugged and broke into tears. ( Read more... )
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