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Husbands Alleged Handwritten Confession Denied As Grounds For New Trial

With up to ten years in prison for a vehicular homicide conviction looming over Amie Marrocelli’s head, an alleged handwritten confession from her husband could not be authenticated, losing her a bid for a new trial, according to nj.com.

Marrrocelli, 41, of Union County claims it was her husband that was driving the vehicle on Oct. 10, 2010 that caused the crash along Interstate 78 in Warren Township, killing 22-year-old Steven Wall, according to nj.com.

She told the court during her trial that she initially agreed to lie to police about who was driving the BMW to protect her husband who already a drunk driving conviction under his name, according to nj.com.

Read more here http://www.nj.com/somerset/index.ssf/2014/05/woman_denied_new_trial_in_fatal_crash_after_judge_rejects_husbands_alleged_confession.html#incart_river

Anonymous May 11, 2014 at 10:44 AM
Why didn't they get a handwriting expert to authenticate the note? If this is a scam, she deserves what she gets. But I can really see a wife, weakened by an abusive husband (he obviously has a drinking problem as well) trying to please him by taking credit for the crash to save his relationship with his son. If he really did this, and is letting her go to jail for it, he's the worst possible role model for his son. If it's true, I hope karma makes his life as miserable as hers will be!

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