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George Kelly Trial News Articles

Prosecutors say they will not retry George Alan Kelly, Arizona rancher accused of murder near the US-Mexico border

Updated on: April 29, 2024 / 9:39 PM EDT / CBS/AP

Prosecutors said Monday they will not retry an Arizona rancher whose trial in the fatal shooting of a Mexican man on his property ended last week with a deadlocked jury…..

AZ v. George Alan Kelly: Border Migrant Murder Trial

Posted at 8:12 AM, April 23, 2024

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, Ariz. (Court TV) — A mistrial has been declared in the trial of a 75-year-old rancher accused of fatally shooting a Mexican citizen who was found dead on his nearly 100-acre ranch just outside the U.S.-Mexico border….

Arizona rancher George Alan Kelly’s wife testifies in murder trial, describes armed men near borderlands home

Published April 4, 2024 1:20pm EDT

Arizona rancher George Alan Kelly’s wife was called to testify on behalf of the prosecution on Wednesday, as the high-stakes murder trial with broad implications about the borderlands continues…..

Medical Examiner Testifies at Trial for Arizona Rancher Charged in Shooting Death of Illegal Immigrant

Posted on 4/3/2024

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, Ariz. (Court TV) — A mistrial has been declared in the trial of a 75-year-old rancher accused of fatally shooting a Mexican citizen who was found dead on his nearly 100-acre ranch just outside the U.S.-Mexico border.

Judge declares mistrial in Nogales rancher murder case

Updated 6:14 p.m. MT April 22, 2024

Jurors in the murder case against a Nogales-area rancher accused of killing an unarmed migrant on his property were unable to reach a unanimous verdict and remained deadlocked on the charges.

After more than 15 hours of deliberation…

George Kelly trial continues: Arizona rancher accused of killing migrant

Updated March 28, 2024 12:09pm MST

NOGALES, Ariz. – A key witness took the stand on Wednesday in the trial of a southern Arizona rancher charged with shooting and killing a migrant on his property. Daniel Ramirez was with 48-year-old Gabriel Cuen-Buitimea when he was allegedly shot and….

Hung jury split 7-1 in favor of acquitting Nogales rancher in murder trial, defense says

Apr 24, 2024 Updated May 1, 2024

One juror, who refused to acquit Nogales rancher George Alan Kelly, was the lone holdout in the closely watched murder trial, according to Kelly’s defense team.

The jury was split 7 to 1 in favor of acquittal…

MISTRIAL: Jury does not reach verdict in George Alan Kelly trial

Posted: 4:34 PM, Apr 22, 2024

NOGALES, Ariz. (KGUN) — A jury has been unable to agree on whether a Santa Cruz County rancher is guilty or not guilty in the shooting death of a Mexican National Crossing his ranch so Judge Thomas Fink has declared a mistrial in the case….

Trial in migrant’s death starts

Posted: March 24, 2024 at 4:00 a.m.

PHOENIX — An Arizona rancher went on trial Friday in the fatal shooting of a migrant on his property near Mexico, with his defense attorney maintaining his innocence as the national debate over border security heats up ahead of this year’s presidential election…

Trial of Southern Arizona rancher charged in fatal shooting of unarmed migrant goes to the jury

Posted: 4:34 PM, Apr 22, 2024

NOGALES (AP) — The trial of a Southern Arizona rancher charged with fatally shooting an unarmed migrant on his property near the U.S.-Mexico border went to the jury Thursday…

Arizona judge declares mistrial in the case of a rancher accused of fatally shooting a migrant

Posted: 7:54 PM CDT Apr 22, 2024

An Arizona judge declared a mistrial Monday in the case of a rancher accused of fatally shooting a Mexican man on his property near the U.S.-Mexico border. The decision came…..

Arizona rancher George Alan Kelly would refuse a plea deal in migrant shooting death

Posted: 14:47 BST, 24 April 2024

The criminal proceedings against George Alan Kelly, who was charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a migrant on his Arizona ranch, have ended in a mistrial, a judge declared on Monday, making…..

Arizona judges declares mistrial in the case of a rancher accused of fatally shooting a migrant

Posted: Monday, April 22, 2024 8:11PM EDT

PHOENIX, ARIZ. — An Arizona judge declares a mistrial Monday in the case of a rancher accused of fatally shooting a Mexican man on his property near the U.S.-Mexico border…

Mistrial Declared For Rancher Accused Of Killing Illegal Immigrant

Posted: April 23, 2024

An Arizona judge declared a mistrial Monday evening in the criminal case against rancher George Alan Kelly, who is accused of killing an illegal immigrant on his property in 2023…

Rancher’s lawyers push idea someone else killed man on his land

Posted: Monday, April 22, 2024 8:11PM EDT

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, Ariz. (KGUN) — Witness testimony began Tuesday in the second degree murder trial of Santa Cruz County rancher George Alan Kelly. Kelly is charged with shooting and killing an undocumented border crosser passing through his ranch…

Mistrial declared in case of Arizona rancher accused of murdering Mexican migrant on his land – as his lawyer reveals how many jurors thought he was innocent

Posted: 11:59 BST, 23 April 2024

An Arizona rancher has received a mistrial after he was accused of shooting dead a Mexican migrant on his land because only one of the jurors believed he was guilty….

Attorney: Rancher was arrested without any evidence | Carl Higbie FRONTLINE

Posted: Apr 25, 2024

On Wednesday’s “Carl Higbie FRONTLINE,” Kathy Lowthorp, attorney for George Alan Kelly, describes the rancher’s unjust punishment for defending his property from an illegal immigrant….

Jury visits a ranch near US-Mexico border where an Arizona man is charged with killing a migrant

Posted: 3:53 AM GMT+8, April 13, 2024

PHOENIX (AP) — Jurors in the case of an Arizona rancher charged with fatally shooting a migrant on his property near the U.S.-Mexico border visited the scene of the killing as the third week of the trial wrapped up…