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He was charged with third degree murder and involuntary manslaughter, but the charges were dropped after he was found incompetent to stand trial.
He was charged on Friday with one count of assault in the third degree.
On Thursday, the jury found Fischer guilty on all counts: murder in the first degree, murder in the second degree, assault in the third degree, two charges of assault in the fourth degree, resisting arrest, and violating conditions of release.
Her mom suffered third degree burns and severe smoke inhalation (go figure).
Colvin has been charged with interfering with the operation of a school bus, two counts of third degree assault and battery and public disorderly conduct.
Spaulding said in court Nelson is also facing charges of third degree grand theft auto, theft of a credit card and unlawful use of personal identification in Orange County courts.
Lysejko is charged with third degree rape and Kieltyka is charged with second degree rape.
In 2015, five brothers faced third degree murder charges in the wake of Michael Deng's death at Baruch College's Pi Delta Psi chapter.
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