Man convicted in mother's death
A Pennsylvania man has been convicted of second-degree murder for killing his 85-year-old mother by running over her with a truck.
The jury convicted him of the lesser offense on Thursday.
Prosecutors say Emily Molin was standing behind the truck Steven Molin was driving when he backed up and ran her over several times. Steven Molin contended that his mother accidentally fell out of the vehicle.
Second-degree murder carries a maximum sentence of 30 years. A presentencing investigation is planned.
The Daily Times of Salisbury
| March 11, 2011; 7:43 AM ET
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