Adam Lee Hall http://wamc.org en Chalue Convicted In Killings Of Three Pittsfield Men http://wamc.org/post/chalue-convicted-killings-three-pittsfield-men <p>A second man has been found guilty in the murders of three Pittsfield men in August 2011.</p><p>A Hampden Superior Court jury convicted 47 year-old David Chalue of North Adams on all nine counts on Friday – three counts each of murder, witness intimidation and kidnapping.</p><p><a href="http://wamc.org/post/guilty-verdict-reached-chalue-trial-then-reversed" target="_blank">The verdict appeared to be reached Thursday afternoon</a>, but when jurors were individually polled, one woman said she had not come to that decision.</p> Fri, 16 May 2014 20:02:56 +0000 Jim Levulis 90640 at http://wamc.org Chalue Convicted In Killings Of Three Pittsfield Men Jury Continues Deliberations In Berkshire Triple Murder http://wamc.org/post/jury-continues-deliberations-berkshire-triple-murder <p>The jury continues to deliberate in the case of a North Adams man charged with helping kill three Pittsfield men.</p><p>The Hampden Superior Court jury began deliberating Monday afternoon for two hours and has yet to return a verdict after nearly 14 additional hours <a href="http://wamc.org/post/jury-berkshire-triple-slaying-deliberating" target="_blank">Tuesday</a> and Wednesday.</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 13:56:07 +0000 Jim Levulis 90494 at http://wamc.org Jury Continues Deliberations In Berkshire Triple Murder Jury In Berkshire Triple Slaying Deliberating http://wamc.org/post/jury-berkshire-triple-slaying-deliberating <p>The jury is now deliberating in the case of a North Adams man charged with helping kill three Pittsfield men.</p><p>Prosecutors say 47-year-old David Chalue was one of three men who carried out the killings in August 2011 of David Glasser, Robert Chadwell and Edward Frampton. Chalue has pleaded not guilty to three counts of murder and other charges.</p><p>The Hampden Superior Court jury resumed deliberations Tuesday after starting Monday.</p><p>Chalue's lawyer said in closing statements that the prosecution's case is built largely on unreliable jailhouse informants.</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 20:52:57 +0000 Jim Levulis 90354 at http://wamc.org Jury In Berkshire Triple Slaying Deliberating Lawyer In Berkshire Co. Triple Slaying Wants Statements Tossed http://wamc.org/post/lawyer-berkshire-co-triple-slaying-wants-statements-tossed <p>The lawyer for the second man facing trial in a Berkshire County triple slaying has asked a judge to dismiss as evidence several statements made by jailhouse informants he says are "irrelevant and unduly prejudicial."</p><p>David Chalue, of North Adams, is charged with helping kidnap and kill David Glasser, Robert Chadwell and Edward Frampton, all of Pittsfield, in August 2011.</p><p>The 47-year-old Chalue, who pleaded not guilty, is scheduled for trial April 22 in Hampden Superior Court.</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:46:32 +0000 Jim Levulis 87486 at http://wamc.org Lawyer In Berkshire Co. Triple Slaying Wants Statements Tossed Remaining Trials For Berkshire Triple Murder To Be Held In Hampden County http://wamc.org/post/remaining-trials-berkshire-triple-murder-be-held-hampden-county <p>The trails of the remaining suspects in the murders of three Berkshire County men will be held in Hampden County. David Chalue and Caius Veiovis are charged with helping Adam Lee Hall kidnap and kill David Glasser, Robert Chadwell and Edward Frampton, all of Pittsfield, in August 2011.</p><p>Last month, a jury in Springfield convicted Hall of three counts of first-degree murder and he was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Chalue’s attorney argued that the publicity during that trial makes it impossible for his client to get a fair trial in front of a Hampden County jury.</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 22:16:52 +0000 Jim Levulis 85390 at http://wamc.org Remaining Trials For Berkshire Triple Murder To Be Held In Hampden County Berkshire Co. DA Capeless Running For Reelection http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-co-da-capeless-running-reelection <p><a href="http://www.mass.gov/berkshireda/" target="_blank">Berkshire County District Attorney David Capeless</a> announced Thursday he will run for reelection in November.</p><div><p>Capeless says the recent guilty verdicts and subsequent <a href="http://wamc.org/post/mass-man-gets-3-life-terms-triple-slaying" target="_blank">life sentencing of Adam Lee Hall</a> for the gruesome murders of three Berkshire County men in 2011 will help his run for another four-year term.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:28:23 +0000 Jim Levulis 84813 at http://wamc.org Berkshire Co. DA Capeless Running For Reelection Trial Set For Second Suspect In Berkshire Triple Slaying http://wamc.org/post/trial-set-second-suspect-berkshire-triple-slaying <p>A second suspect in a Berkshire County triple slaying is scheduled to go on trial in April.</p><p>The trial of David Chalue was scheduled for April 22 at a court hearing on Monday, but exactly where it will be held remains to be determined.</p><p><a href="http://www.berkshireeagle.com/" target="_blank"><em>The Berkshire Eagle</em></a> reports that Chalue's lawyer argued that because of massive publicity about the case in Berkshire and Hampden counties, the trial should be moved to Hampshire or Worcester county.</p><p>The judge did not immediately rule.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 01:00:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 84632 at http://wamc.org Trial Set For Second Suspect In Berkshire Triple Slaying Mass. Man Gets 3 Life Terms In Triple Slaying http://wamc.org/post/mass-man-gets-3-life-terms-triple-slaying <p>A ranking member of a western Massachusetts chapter of the Hells Angels has been sentenced to three consecutive life terms for killing three men, then dismembering and burying the bodies.</p><p>Adam Lee Hall of Peru, Mass., was sentenced Monday in Hampden Superior Court after being convicted Friday of first-degree murder in the deaths of David Glasser, Edward Frampton and Robert Chadwell in August 2011.</p><p>A judge Monday called the slayings "filled with depravity and disregard for human dignity."</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:07:15 +0000 Jim Levulis 83543 at http://wamc.org Mass. Man Gets 3 Life Terms In Triple Slaying Hells Angel Convicted Of Mass. Triple Slaying http://wamc.org/post/hells-angel-convicted-mass-triple-slaying <p>A ranking member of the Hells Angels motorcycle club from western Massachusetts has been convicted of killing three Pittsfield men.</p><p>A Hampden Superior Court jury on Friday found Adam Lee Hall guilty on three counts of murder and other charges.</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 19:13:23 +0000 Jim Levulis 83415 at http://wamc.org Hells Angel Convicted Of Mass. Triple Slaying Opening Arguments In Berkshire County Triple Slaying Trial http://wamc.org/post/opening-arguments-berkshire-county-triple-slaying-trial <p>SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Berkshire County's top prosecutor has described the torture and killing of three Pittsfield men in his opening statement at the murder trial of a Hells Angels motorcycle club member.</p><p><em>The Berkshire Eagle</em> reports <a href="http://www.mass.gov/berkshireda/" target="_blank">District Attorney David Capeless</a> spoke Monday at Adam Lee Hall's trial in Hampden Superior Court.</p><p>Capeless said Hall made one victim watch his two friends suffer before he was killed. Capeless said the victims were shot and dismembered.</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 23:30:29 +0000 Jim Levulis 81785 at http://wamc.org Opening Arguments In Berkshire County Triple Slaying Trial