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September 30, 2019 | NBC News

‘Ivy League Killer’ who shot father after allowance was cut gets 30 years to life Click For More

"A 35-year-old Princeton graduate dubbed the "Ivy League Killer" was sentenced to 30 years to life in prison Friday for fatally shooting his hedge fund manager father after having his allowance reduced, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office said. Thomas Gilbert Jr. was convicted in June for killing his father, Thomas Gilbert Sr., 70, in his parents’ luxury Midtown Manhattan apartment on Jan. 4, 2015."

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September 30, 2019 | The New York Times

Princeton Graduate Killed Father Over Allowance. He Got 30 Years to Life. Click For More

"Nearly five years ago, Thomas Gilbert Jr. showed up unannounced at his parents’ Midtown Manhattan apartment and asked to speak alone with his father about business. Minutes later, his father, a hedge fund manager, lay dead with a gunshot to his head and Mr. Gilbert was running from the police [...] A jury found Mr. Gilbert, 35, guilty of second-degree murder and gun charges in late June, rejecting an insanity defense. And on Friday, a state judge in Manhattan, Melissa Jackson, sentenced him to life in prison, with a possibility of parole after 30 years..."

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September 27, 2019

D.A. Vance: William Dixon Sentenced to 10-to-20 Years in Prison for Sexually Assaulting an 11-Year-Old Girl at Knifepoint in 1993 Click For More

"For more than two decades, William Dixon evaded law enforcement while this young victim agonized over whether her assailant would ever be held accountable. But thanks to the groundbreaking work of my office’s Sex Crimes and Forensic Sciences Units as well as our resolve to test every kit, the defendant has finally been brought to justice and will serve a lengthy sentence for his horrific crime."

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September 27, 2019

D.A. Vance: Thomas Gilbert, Jr. Sentenced to 30 Years-to-Life in Prison for Fatally Shooting His Father Click For More

"While nothing can undo the tragedy of Mr. Gilbert’s death, I hope that the resolution of this case helps his loved ones as they continue to heal from this devastating loss."

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September 26, 2019

D.A. Vance: Announces Sentencing of Sex Trafficker Who Preyed on Women With Substance Use Disorders Click For More

“Traffickers target those who live on the margins of our communities. These defendants preyed on women who struggled with substance use disorders, capitalizing on their vulnerabilities and use of opioids to force them into prostitution for the defendants’ financial gain."

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September 25, 2019

Manhattan D.A.’s Office Returns Ancient Gold Coffin to Egypt Click For More

“Coming as we do from all over the world, New Yorkers place a strong value on cultural heritage, and our office takes pride in our work to vigorously protect it."


Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office1 week ago
Last week, D.A. Vance and L.A. City Attorney's Office convened a Prosecutors Against Gun Violence summit in Las Vegas where prosecutors and experts from across the country gathered to discuss prosecutorial and policy solutions to end mass shootings in America. At the summit, D.A. Vance led a conversation on gun violence fueled by white nationalist terrorism with the ADL - Anti-Defamation League and Southern Poverty Law Center. Learn more: https://prosecutorsagv.org/2019/10/08/press-release-prosecutors-from-30-cities-and-counties-attend-prosecutors-against-gun-violence-summit-on-mass-shootings/