The Pitt News

Former Pitt researcher convicted of poisoning his wife seeks new trial

Allegheny County Courthouse in downtown Pittsburgh.

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor

July 31, 2019

A 70-year-old former Pitt neurology researcher serving life in prison for poisoning his wife in 2013 has filed a petition requesting a new trial.

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