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Case Number: 34D02-2303-MR-000636
Judge: Brant J. Parry
Court: Superior Court, Howard County, Indiana
Plaintiff's Attorney: Howard County Indiana Prosecuting Attorney
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.