make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

NC jury convicts NY man of killing soldier, teenager

FAYETTEVILLE -- A North Carolina jury has convicted a Brooklyn, N.Y. man of killing a soldier and a 16-year-old girl at a home they shared near Fort Bragg three years ago. The Fayetteville Observer reports 22-year-old James Christopher Stitt was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder in the shooting death of 16-year-old Jenna Bologna. Stitt was convicted of second-degree murder in the death of Army Spc. George Katsigiannis, who had rented the house they shared. Family members have said the three grew up together in Brooklyn. Stitt could face a death sentence in Bologna's slaying. The sentencing phase of the trial was scheduled to begin Friday. Judge Greg Weeks delayed the sentencing in Katsigiannis' death until after the death penalty phase is resolved in Bologna's case. --- Information from: The Fayetteville Observer, (Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.) AP-NY-05-09-08 1125EDT

Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions of WWAY NewsChannel 3, its management or employees. You can view our comment policy here.



The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

More information about formatting options

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.
Please re-enter the code shown in the image below.