Man Acquitted Of Killing Austin Man During Philadelphia iPod TheftA man already serving a life sentence has been acquitted of murder in the shooting death of an aspiring teacher during an iPod robbery in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the jury found Marcellus Jones not guilty of all charges Wednesday, including murder and conspiracy to commit robbery, in the death of 23-year-old Beau Zabel.
Defendent In MN Man's Philadelphia Death Takes The StandA man accused of gunning down an aspiring teacher from Minnesota for his iPod on a Philadelphia street says he didn't do it and witnesses lied. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Marcellus Jones took the stand Tuesday during his trial in the death of Beau Zabel.
Man To Stand Trial In Pa. Murder Of Minn. Teacher-To-BeA man already serving a life sentence in one murder case will be heading to trial in the shooting death of an aspiring teacher from Minnesota who authorities say was gunned down for his iPod a month after moving to Philadelphia. Prosecutors say a grand jury charged 35-year-old Marcellus Jones on Monday with murder, conspiracy, robbery and other counts in the May 2008 murder of 23-year-old Beau Zabel. Authorities said Zabel had moved from Austin, Minn., and was scheduled to start work in the public schools.