Friday, February 22, 2013

Father Gerald Robinson: denied new Trial

TOLEDO -- A Toledo priest convicted of murdering a nun more than 30 years ago will not be getting a new trial. At least not now.

A state appeals court in Toledo has again upheld Father Gerald Robinson's conviction and rejected his request for a new trial.

His attorney says police reports found after his trial ended in 2006 could have changed the outcome of the case. Robinson was convicted that year of murdering Sister Margaret Ann Pahl inside the old Mercy Hospital chapel back in 1980.

The two worked together there. He was the hospital chaplain and even presided over her funeral.


by Kevin Kistner