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DEANNA COOK: The State of Texas vs. Delvecchio Patrick for murder *GUILTY*

Discussion in 'Courtroom' started by ~Lyric~, May 19, 2015.

  1. Lily

    Lily Bronze Member

    The defense tried incredibly hard to shred the victim in this case, didn't they? And "everyone" was lying....

    I get that this is their job? But boy, that was hard to read. Thank goodness for that recording.
     
  2. ~Lyric~

    ~Lyric~ Bronze Member

    @Lily @SheWhoMustNotBeNamed and ALL that took the time to read about this trial, Thank you so much for taking the time to ensure Justice for Deanna, who was not perfect, by any means, but who is?

    This was an important case for the Dallas Area and for victims of Domestic Violence.
    A guilty verdict probably would not have happened if it hadn't been for that recording.
    I just hope the just sentencing will be life without parole when they start to look at sentencing.
    I saw a reporter say that he could get 5-99 years. Really? Others said automatic life.
    Justice~ That is all her family wants. With a true Sentence.

    Deanna wanted to be a survivor~ May She Now Rest in Peace.
     
  3. ~Lyric~

    ~Lyric~ Bronze Member

    5 hours ago, the penalty phase of this trial began.
    CMDP could receive 5-99 years.

    They started the morning with his prior arrests and convictions.
    Then they talked a bit about a tattoo that he got while he was in jail.
    Prosecution wants to say it's Deanna in flames crying.
    Defense says its of a Rapper and showed a image side by side... to me it does look like that rapper.

    Daughter of Deanna Cook on stand looking straight at Patrick. She is a high school sophomore now. She found in her mother in the bathtub.

    To the Jury:

    [​IMG]Rebecca Lopez ‏@rlopezwfaa 4h4 hours ago
    Cook's daughter tells the jury to "open your eyes and your ears. He took a mother away from her two daughters."
    [​IMG]Sarah Mervosh ‏@smervosh 4h4 hours agoDallas, TX
    #DeannaCook's daughter, Aniya Williams, tells jury how she is in 10th grade, plays volleyball & track. Her sister is going to graduate soon.

    The Prosecution rested and then it was time for the Defense:

    [​IMG]Rebecca Lopez ‏@rlopezwfaa 4h4 hours ago
    We seem to always be waiting for the defense attorney, Roger Lennox in this case. We have been in recess 40 min. waiting for him to start.
    [​IMG]Rebecca Lopez ‏@rlopezwfaa 4h4 hours ago
    Judge Biringham asking Lennox co-counsel to go find him.

    [​IMG]Shaun Rabb ‏@shaunrabbfox4 4h4 hours ago
    Judge tells 2nd Chair Def. Bruce Anton,"know you're not your brothers keeper but please find Mr. Lenox."
     
  4. ~Lyric~

    ~Lyric~ Bronze Member

    CMDP's mother takes the stand and tells all about her baby boy.
    His likes, interests, the fact she whooped his arse when he needed it.
    He was just a normal kid and then the school wanted him on Ritalin.
    She takes him off cause it made him different.
    Talks about him, was impacted after his 2 year old nephew accidentally hanged himself with Venetian blind cord.

    Has kids of his own....

    This statement!! From his mother:
    "My relationship was good with Delvecchio. Never had trouble with him unless I get into his business."
     
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  5. ~Lyric~

    ~Lyric~ Bronze Member

    The tattoo in question.. He also had tattoo on his finger, Deanna's name.
    [​IMG]
    Deanna
    [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. ~Lyric~

    ~Lyric~ Bronze Member

    CMDP sister takes the stand talks about the tattoo.
    Defense Rests.

    Prosecution again, this time with Deanna's sister, Karletha Gundy
    Talks about how, her daughters can't take baths now, can't be alone.
    They were the one who found their mother.

    Rebecca Lopez ‏@rlopezwfaa 1h1 hour ago
    Gundy says Cook's daughters scared of Patrick that he will get out and retaliate against them.

    Shaun Rabb ‏@shaunrabbfox4 1h1 hour ago
    Karletha says 1st year and 1/2 she had to sit in bathroom while nieces showered.

    Sarah Mervosh ‏@smervosh 60m60 minutes agoDallas, TX
    Gundy asks jury to put Patrick in prison for good. "He's unstable ... Our fear is having to go through our lives knowing that he's out."

    Then closing arguments for both sides, 20 mins each.

    Shaun Rabb ‏@shaunrabbfox4 50m50 minutes ago
    Closing arguments prosecutor Bree West: "Deanna Cook will never pick up he phone again."

    Rebecca Lopez ‏@rlopezwfaa 48m48 minutes ago
    Prosecutor."She begged over screams, 'Please don't Kill me' and he was heard saying' I will kill you I will kill you' and he did."

    Sarah Mervosh ‏@smervosh 48m48 minutes agoDallas, TX
    Prosecutor Bree West: Daughters' prom, graduation, marriage. "Deanna Cook was robbed of this"

    Shaun Rabb ‏@shaunrabbfox4 48m48 minutes ago
    West:"July 28th she called police, please help me. Aug.16th, she called police again. The very next day..1/2
    Shaun Rabb ‏@shaunrabbfox4 47m47 minutes ago
    West:...Delvecchio Patrick murdered her. He took her from her life. She did not deserve to die like she did"

    Rebecca Lopez ‏@rlopezwfaa 47m47 minutes ago
    Prosecutor: "Deanna Cook no matter what choices she made in life did not deserve to die the way she died. Left in a bathtub to be found."
     
  7. ~Lyric~

    ~Lyric~ Bronze Member

    The Defense Closing:
    Sarah Mervosh ‏@smervosh 44m44 minutes agoDallas, TX
    Defense: Patrick is a son, brother, father. He has been in jail for 1,011 days & had only one disciplinary incident.
    Sarah Mervosh ‏@smervosh 42m42 minutes agoDallas, TX
    Defense shows photos of Patrick as a young man on the swim team, kissing his daughter when she was a baby. "Keep this in mind."

    Rebecca Lopez ‏@rlopezwfaa 36m36 minutes ago
    Lenox asks the jury to give Patrick 5 years for strangling and drowning Deanna Cook after repeatedly stalking her.

    Prosecution:
    Sarah Mervosh ‏@smervosh 36m36 minutes agoDallas, TX
    Prosecutor: We proved that Patrick had prior conviction/ time in prison. So punishment range should start at minimum 15 years.

    Rebecca Lopez ‏@rlopezwfaa 35m35 minutes ago
    Prosecutor"The cold blooded reality of this crime justifies a life sentence."

    Rebecca Lopez ‏@rlopezwfaa 33m33 minutes ago
    Prosecutor says many people watching, "send a message to people who beat their wives and girlfriends, we are not going to tolerate it."

    Sarah Mervosh ‏@smervosh 33m33 minutes agoDallas, TX
    Prosecutor: "Primary goal is to do whatever we can to ensure Deanna Cook is his last victim... & there's really only 1 way you can do that."

    After Playing the 911 call again:

    Rebecca Lopez ‏@rlopezwfaa 25m25 minutes ago
    Prosecutor,"Defense attorneys want you to show him mercy. Show him the same mercy he showed Deanna. Send him away."

    The Jury in now in deliberations.

    All tweets can be found here:
    My reporter list:
    https://twitter.com/__Ramona__/lists/deanna-cook
     
  8. ~Lyric~

    ~Lyric~ Bronze Member

    Sarah Mervosh ‏@smervosh 7m7 minutes agoDallas, TX
    A Dallas County jury has sentenced Delvecchio Patrick to 85 YEARS IN PRISON for the murder of #DeannaCook

    Sarah Mervosh ‏@smervosh 3m3 minutes agoDallas, TX
    Patrick adjusted suit collar before hearing verdict. He did not visibly react, but whispered & smiled to attorney on way out of courtroom.

    Sarah Mervosh ‏@smervosh 5m5 minutes agoDallas, TX
    Jury of 7 women & 5 men deliberated for about 2 hours before sentencing Patrick to 85 years. They also assessed a $10,000 fine. #DeannaCook
     
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  9. SheWhoMustNotBeNamed

    SheWhoMustNotBeNamed Administrator Staff Member

    85 years. Good. He won't live to see it.
    Now hopefully there's no parole involved in there.
     
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  10. ~Lyric~

    ~Lyric~ Bronze Member

    After 30 years, which really irks me. However the pictures of Deanna's family speaks volumes. They again today, put on the purple tape over their mouths for Domestic Violence.
    Other pictures show them smiling. For a change they had smiles on their faces.
     
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