Mark Kerrigan, Brother of Nancy, Acquitted of Manslaughter in Father's Death
A jury acquitted Nancy Kerrigan’s brother, Mark Kerrigan, of manslaughter in the death of their father, according to news reports Wednesday.
While Mark was acquitted of manslaughter, he was convicted of a second charge of assault and battery related to the January 2010 incident.
Nancy Kerrigan Defends Brother in Father's Death
Former Olympian Nancy Kerrigan is speaking out for the first time since the death of her father Daniel. Her brother Mark is being charged, and she's not happy.
Kerrigan called her late father "her safety net'' and does not believe her brother should face criminal charges for his alleged role in 70-year-old Daniel's death.
Death of Daniel Kerrigan Ruled a Homicide
Nancy Kerrigan's father's death late last month has been ruled a homicide, according to the Middlesex County (Mass.) Chief Medical Examiner.
According to the findings, Daniel Kerrigan died from cardiac dysrhythmia after suffering a neck injury during a physical altercation at his home.
Brother of Nancy Kerrigan Barred From Dad's Funeral
Mark Kerrigan, brother of former figure skating champion Nancy Kerrigan, allegedly assaulted their father and thus caused the heart attack that killed him this week.
Now the Olympic medalist's sibling won't be allowed to attend the funeral, the Boston Herald reports, per the Massachusetts department of correction guidelines.
Tonya Harding Offers Support to Nancy Kerrigan
Some of you may not recall the infamous run-up to the 1994 Olympics, during which Tonya Harding's ex-husband hired a hit man to club her chief figure skating rival, Nancy Kerrigan, in the knee to better Tonya's odds at the U.S. trials.
Well, that happened. So we can't exactly say we were expecting Harding of all people to speak out and offer Kerrigan sympathy in the aftermath of her father's death.
Nancy Kerrigan Devastated By Father's Death
Despite the tragic death of her father Daniel, Nancy Kerrigan is still showing the class and courtesy for which she is known throughout the skating world.
"She is really struggling," said 1992 Olympic silver medalist Paul Wylie, who checked up on his former teammate. "But she called to thank me for calling."
Mark Kerrigan Pleads Not Guilty to Assault
Nancy Kerrigan's brother Mark pleaded not guilty to charges of assaulting their father Daniel, who died Sunday after a struggle at the family's Massachusetts home.
Reports say Mark Kerrigan cried during arraignment in Woburn District Court, where he faced charges of assault and battery on an elder with serious bodily injury.