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Date: 08-14-2023

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State of Indiana v. Jesse L.R. McCartney and John McCartney

Case Number: 34D02-2303-MR-000636

Judge: Brant J. Parry

Court: Superior Court, Howard County, Indiana

Plaintiff's Attorney: Howard County Indiana Prosecuting Attorney

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Description: Kokomo, Indiana criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with two counts of felony murder and other counts including robbery resulting in bodily injury, burglary resulting in bodily injury and conspiracy to commit burglary.

Jesse McCartney, age 36, and John McCartney, age 32, were accused for killing Destiny Pittman, age 21, who was shot to death on February 7, 2013, at her Kokomo home. The victim was shot in the chest when she went to confront intruders who had kicked in her front door.

35-42-1-1(1): Murder, 35-42-1-1(2): Murder, 35-42-5-1(1)/FA: Robbery Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury, 35-43-2-1/FA: Burglary Resulting in Bodily Injury, 35-43-2-1/FB: Burglary, 35-48-4-6(a)/F6: Possession of Cocaine, 35-48-4-11(a)(1)/MB: Possession of Marijuana

Outcome: Jesse McCartney was found innocent and John was found guilty.

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