Marion County Juries Return Guilty Verdicts in 2 Murder Cases and 3 Other Felonies – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather forecast
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Marion County juries returned five guilty verdicts this week in two murder cases, one attempted murder case, one child neglect case and one pedophilia case, according to the district attorney’s office. of Marion County.
Tuesday, Samy Tinin was convicted of murder in 2020 after a two-day trial for the shooting death of John Shockley. In August 2020, police discovered that Shockley suffered a gunshot wound inside a vehicle in the 2500 block of North Emerson Avenue. Tinnin’s fingerprints were found on the door of the suspect’s vehicle and surveillance footage shows the shooter hit the exact same spot as he re-entered the vehicle after shooting Shockley,
Dewayne Patterson was sentenced on Tuesday for the August 2020 stabbing death of John Patton. On August 9, 2020, Patterson told law enforcement that he killed her boyfriend, Patton. Detectives responded with a search warrant for Patterson’s apartment and located Patton’s body in the bedroom. It was revealed that Patton had over 50 stab wounds. It was later determined that Patton was killed between August 4 and August 8, 2020.
Richard Rybolt was found guilty of multiple counts including attempted murder for stabbing a woman and her 3-year-old child in March 2020, aggravated assault, kidnapping with a deadly weapon and two counts of criminal recklessness. Rybolt was also convicted of the enhanced repeat offender sentence. According to police, on the day of the incident, Rybolt got into the front seat of the woman’s vehicle and began stabbing the woman in the face with a knife. When the woman’s father, who was sitting in the back seat, freed his daughter from the attack, Rybolt began stabbing his 3-year-old daughter while she was in her car seat. He fled with the woman’s father and daughter in the vehicle.
Edward Maguire was found guilty of multiple counts including child molestation, solicitation of children and distributing harmful content to minors.
Wednesday, after three days of testing, Tryee Resnover was convicted of neglect of a dependent resulting in death in 2019. In February, paramedics were reported by Resnover and his girlfriend, Kira Fear, to help his child. The child was pronounced dead at the scene. Resnover and Fear told police the child fell down the stairs of their nearby Airbnb. An autopsy confirmed that a compression fracture to his skull and bruises on his legs had finger and knuckle patterns. The injuries consisted of child abuse and a search of Resnover’s phone revealed a search asking “What is the sign of a concussion for a baby?” The case against Fear is pending.
“These convictions illustrate our commitment to accountability and justice on behalf of victims,” said prosecutor Mears. “In addition to the challenges that each of these cases presented, our test teams had to deal with increased loads caused by inclement weather. Nevertheless, prosecutors adapted and were able to bring justice to these families.
Anyone who suspects child abuse is urged to call the Indiana Department of Children’s Services and police. Children’s Services can be reached at 800-800-5556.