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Mary Kathryn Paul Sentenced in Hit-and-Run Death of Bob Lennon

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    Aaron Marshall
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    Her attorney is good ol’ Judge Road Rage.

    #554331

    arobinbird
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    #554332

    arobinbird
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    arobinbird said:
    Well it seems in this case the people were right until proven right.

    I can sum up the whole reason I think the Dispatch and their handling of the
    reporting of the Bob Lenon story are a bunch of hypocrites…It is because this story, which has some similarities to the Bob Lennon case (being a hit/skip) tampering, etc.. was written in Aug 2008 prior to any official charges with her full name, age etc published by the Dispatch http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2008/08/17/hitskip.html

    BUT she was not indicted/charged until Jan 2009

    http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2009/01/08/small.html

    BTW she got 5 1/2 yrs and tampering was one of her 3 charges. Very similar stories, but we’ll wait to see if the same justice will be handed out.

    #554333
    Snarf
    Snarf
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    Nothing more adult than a good old-fashioned I told you so.

    #554334

    picktown
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    Pro Se said:
    We will know if that was the case if the Special Prosecutor foregoes a grand jury indictment and files a Bill of Information instead. If an information is filed, it will likely be for a lesser charge out the gate and the defendant will immediately enter a guilty plea thereto. But it will be obvious if that happens. Ultimately, the cixtim’s family is the most important group of people in this case and they, above all, need to be satisfied with the outcome so I don’t have a problem if he is speaking with them beforehand. It will be obvious enough if he is twisting their arm if an information is filed. Time will tell.

    A Bill of Information has been filed in this case. Her attorney is Michael C. Hogue, a former Delaware City Attorney, Municipal Judge and Delaware County Prosecutor.

    http://www.delawarecountyclerk.org/pa.urd/pamw2000.docket_lst?55244233

    #554335

    arobinbird
    Participant

    Pro Se called it right, no Grand Jury indictment, just a bill of information. And no arrest warrant, I mean we don’t want to inconvenience her with sitting in a nasty dirty cell before she has to, right? I have a friend who was arrested on the spot for being caught driving with failure to reinstate his suspended license.
    I too was also suspicious that when the prosecutor was meeting with the victims family, that he was trying to get the family to agree to a “softer” more sympathetic charge based on the suspects issues/drama. I think the prosecutor should have to give a more thorough explanation as to why he does not feel that he can reasonably charge the father with tampering (since he allegedly admitted it) and why he is so willing to accept the story that dad “possibly” had the wrong story when he did it. Why would you just accept someone’s word? Is he afraid to actually “try” this case? Would she not agree to a plea if dad was charged?

    They should take responsibility without trying to play the system with their influence of personal relationships with ex judges/attorneys, the current county prosecutor, and the deputy sheriff. She should be made an example of on this case because she is a repeat (hit/pedestrian) offender, and she and her family’s behavior surrounding this case suggests that there is no problem that their connections cannot manipulate. Maybe the Lennon family will hit them with a wrongful death lawsuit

    #554336

    wziolo
    Member

    New docket entries, including:

    JUDGMENT ENTRY SCHEDULING ARRAIGNMENT AND PLEA HEARING TO THE BILL OF INFORMATION – THIS CASE IS HEREBY SCHEDULED TO COME BEFORE THIS COURT FOR PURPOSES OF ARRAIGNMENT AND PLEA HEARING ON DECEMBER 16, 2013 AT 1:00 P.M. BEFORE JUDGE JOHN W KESSLER – SEE ENTRY FOR COMPLETE TERMS VOL 679 PAGES 36 & 37

    #554337
    Jeffersin
    Jeffersin
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    Woman pleads guilty to hit-skip wreck that killed DeSales teacher

    ….
    Mary Kathryn Paul, 36, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and to failing to stop after the hit-skip crash that killed Bob Lennon.
    ….

    Both charges are third-degree felonies. Paul faces up to six years in prison.

    http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2013/12/16/hit-skip-plea.html

    #554338

    That Dispatch article was the front page center story with a big picture of Paul and her lawyer in court.

    #554339
    lazyfish
    lazyfish
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    still wondering where this case is, no sentencing date set? is she free on bail??

    #554340
    Jared
    Jared
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    For comparison, are there any new developments in the Andrew Scott Inglis case?

    #554341

    News
    Participant

    Delaware County Woman Sentenced To 4 1/2 Years In Hit-And-Run Death Of DeSales Teacher
    Monday February 24, 2014 9:13 AM

    DELAWARE, Ohio – Thirty-six-year-old Mary Kathryn Paul was sentenced on Monday to four-and-a-half years in prison in a case stemming from the death of Bob Lennon, a popular teacher and running coach at St. Francis DeSales High School in Columbus.

    READ MORE: http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/02/24/oh–bicyclist-hit-and-run.html

    #554342

    bmoore
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    Not long enough. I hope she rots.

    Even more than that, I hope her father gets charged for tampering with evidence / attempted coverup of a felony (under whatever section of the code that would fall under). I think he gets a pass for the whole thing, despite using his place of business to dispose of a windshield covered in human gore.

    #554343

    pez
    Participant

    bmoore said:
    Not long enough. I hope she rots.

    Even more than that, I hope her father gets charged for tampering with evidence / attempted coverup of a felony (under whatever section of the code that would fall under). I think he gets a pass for the whole thing, despite using his place of business to dispose of a windshield covered in human gore.

    Wasn’t he the one who turned her in?

    #554344

    bmoore
    Participant

    pez said:
    Wasn’t he the one who turned her in?

    No, he was the one to call the State Police to talk to them about a deer hit after he thought they cleaned everything up enough.

    WHO, in ANY instance would literally cut a windshield in half and throw the bloody half away if they hit a deer? No, you call your insurance company and have them fix it. Or, you put the car off to the side and fix it yourself, but you NEVER remove half of a bloody windshield.

    Unless you’re trying to protect your imbecile daughter from murder charges.

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