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  • Delay granted in Angola 5 case

    December 21, 2012 10:09 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - The attorneys for Louisiana State Penitentiary inmate Barry Edge have persuaded a judge to postpone Edge's first-degree murder trial in the 1999 beating and stabbing death of prison security Capt. David C. Knapps. The Advocate reports the 52-year-old Edge is the last of the so-called... more »
  • Testimony under way in Angola 5 case

    September 7, 2011 10:18 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - A prosecutor told a jury that Angola inmate Robert G. Carley was a leader in an escape plot that led to the death of prison security Capt. David C. Knapps nearly 12 years ago. Tommy Block, lead prosecutor in the so-called Angola 5 murder trials,... more »
  • Judge in Angola 5 case resigns

    August 13, 2010 9:49 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - The judge hearing the trials of five Louisiana State Penitentiary inmates accused of killing a security officer nearly 11 years ago has resigned from the case, citing family health issues. Several defense attorneys told The Advocate they were shocked when retired Orleans Parish District Judge... more »

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