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8:43 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Trial for Relatives of Delaware Courthouse Shooter Delayed

David Matusiewicz
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DOVER, Del. (AP) - A federal judge has postponed a trial for relatives of a man who killed two people at a Delaware courthouse.

The judge on Monday postponed a scheduled October trial for David Matusiewicz, his mother, Lenore, and sister, Amy Gonzalez, until March 2015. He also denied Gonzalez's request to have her trial held separately.

The judge also refused to move Gonzalez's trial to another state, as he did last week for her co-defendants.

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8:28 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Relatives of Courthouse Shooter Will Be Tried in Delaware

Thomas Matusiewicz
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The relatives of Delaware courthouse shooter Thomas Matusiewicz will be tried in Delaware on charges of conspiracy and stalking the son’s ex-wife and her friend.

A federal judge denied their motion to move the trial out of the state.

Their attorneys had argued that there had been too much publicity for them to get a fair trial.

David Matusiewicz, his mother. Lenore and his sister Amy Gonzalez have denied any knowledge of the father’s plans.

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9:03 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Wife of Courthouse Shooter Returning to Delaware to Face Charges

Lenore Matusiewicz
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The wife of the New Castle County Courthouse shooter Thomas Matusiewicz has waived her extradition in a Texas courtroom.

She will be coming back to the First State to face federal charges in the slaying of her former daughter-in-law.

While not directly involved in the killing of her daughter-in-law and friend Lenore Matusiewicz and her son could face up to life in prison on charges of cyber stalking interstate stalking and conspiracy.  

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8:45 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Courthouse Shooter's Son Has Probation Revoked

David Matusiewicz
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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A federal judge has revoked the probation of a man whose father killed two people at a Delaware courthouse before taking his own life, sentencing the son to six months in prison.

The judge said Tuesday that 46-year-old David Matusiewicz also will spend four more years on supervised release after finishing his prison time for repeatedly violating his probation on kidnapping and fraud charges.

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9:10 am
Mon April 22, 2013

Courthouse Shooter Autopsy Reveals Brain Tumor

Thomas Matsuiewicz
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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - The autopsy report for a Texas man who killed his former daughter-in-law and another woman at a Delaware courthouse shows he had a brain tumor.

The report notes large a tumor known as a meningioma was found during the autopsy. 

Authorities say 68-year-old Thomas Matusiewicz killed himself following the courthouse shooting Feb. 11. The gunman's widow, Lenore Matusiewicz had sought an independent autopsy saying she believes an untreated brain tumor was to blame for her husband's violent actions.

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