Leroy Wilson, 39, was sentenced to life without parole for the murder of Regina Brunner-Holmes. The verdict triggered an outpouring of emotion. Assistant District Attorney Alisa Shver wept. “I’m so sorry,” Shver told them.
Joseph A. Slobodzian has been a reporter for the Inquirer since 1982 and has covered a variety of beats, including the New Jersey Statehouse and state government, federal courts and agencies, and, since 2008, Philadelphia's criminal justice system.