Homicide Unit

Our homicide team prosecutes all crimes resulting in death. This includes everything from murder, to criminal traffic offenses resulting in death, to child abuse, to involuntary manslaughter. Solicitor Brackett along with senior members of his staff lead these prosecutions using their insight from decades of experience. The team effort on these cases ensures victims, witnesses, defendants, and the community the best opportunity for justice while simultaneously solidifying the foundation of experience among the prosecutors in the Sixteenth Circuit.

Our homicide team prosecutes all crimes resulting in death. This includes everything from murder to criminal traffic offenses resulting in death, child abuse, and involuntary manslaughter. Solicitor Brackett and senior staff members lead these prosecutions using their insight from decades of experience. The team effort on these cases ensures victims, witnesses, defendants, and the community the best opportunity for justice while simultaneously solidifying the foundation of experience among the prosecutors in the Sixteenth Circuit.

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16th Circuit Solicitor's Office7 days ago

Yesterday, Derrick Cook was sentenced to eighteen years for breaking into a York County man’s house in the middle of the night and duct-taping and assaulting him.

Cook was scheduled for trial but pleaded guilty to a range of fifteen years...