Michel Escoto

Newlywed Bride Killer Sentenced To Life In PrisonA man convicted of murdering his newlywed wife so he could collect on a one million dollar life insurance policy has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Guilty Verdict In Newlywed Murder TrialA jury deliberated approximately two and a half hours before finding Michel Escoto guilty of first degree murder for the 2002 death of his wife Wendy Trapaga.
Closing Arguments Underway In "Newlywed Murder Trial" Standing before a Miami-Dade jury Assistant State Attorney Gail Levine pointed to Michel Escoto Monday and declared, "This defendant is guilty of murder in the first degree."
DNA Expert Takes Stand In "Newlywed Murder Trial" Murder suspect Michel Escoto spent most of the day questioning his defense witness, a DNA expert from Florida's panhandle--but it was no easy task.
Witness: Possibly Two Assailants In Newlywed Murder CaseDefense continued on Friday in the trial of a man accused of killing his new bride in order to collect a million dollar life insurance policy.
Escoto Calls "The Other Woman" As First Witness In Newlywed Murder TrialThe man accused of murdering his new bride to collect on a million dollar life insurance policy is expected to call his first witness on Tuesday.
State Rests Case In Escoto Newlywed Murder TrialThe lead detective testified Monday in the case of a man on trial for murdering his bride, just four days after they got married in order to collect a million-dollar life insurance policy.
Escoto Held In Contempt Of Court In Newlywed Murder Trial A new twist in the trial of a man accused of murdering his bride, just four days after they got married, in order to collect a million-dollar life insurance policy.
Newlywed Murder Trial Continues, "The Other Woman" Cross-Examined The trial of a man accused of murdering his bride, just four days after they got married, in order to collect a million-dollar life insurance policy continued on Wednesday.
"The Other Woman" Testifies in Newlywed Murder TrialEvery marital murder case it seems has "the other woman."
Trial Continued Friday For Man Accused Of Murdering Newlywed WifeTestimony resumed Friday in the case of a man prosecutors believe killed his newlywed wife to collect a $1 million life insurance policy.
Husband On Trial For Alleged Murder Of Wife For $1 Million Insurance Policy It has been said that a defendant who represents himself has a fool for a client. Nonetheless Michel Escoto is acting as his own attorney as he goes on trial in a case with the rest of his life on the line.

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