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Attorney Friedman's Client Pleads Not Guilty to New Year's Eve Murder


Last week, Colleen McKernan, 27, entered a not guilty plea in the Stark County Common Pleas Court. Attorney Ian Friedman stood by her side during the hearing as she faces murder charges for the death of her husband last New Year's Eve.

As reports, McKernan, a former Massillon resident, called 911 on December 31 from the home she shared with husband Rob McKernan, 29. On the call, McKernan admitted that she was drunk, that there had been an altercation between her and her husband and, after he struck her, she had shot him several times. McKernan can be heard trying to perform CPR on the 911 recording. The couple had only been married eight months.

Following her arrest, McKernan was confined to house arrest and has been electronically monitored as she awaits trial. She has only been allowed to leave the house to meet with Attorney Friedman.

Murder Trial Forthcoming

McKernan's trial will begin on April 22 with Judge Julie Geiser presiding. If convicted, McKernan could face life in prison. Attorney Friedman is currently working diligently to ensure that circumstances of the incident are accurately presented to the jury and that McKernan's voice is emphatically put forth in court.

If you or a loved one is facing a serious criminal accusation, then time is of the essence. Ian N. Friedman is proven, skilled criminal defense litigator who has also been a sought-after legal resource for Greater Ohio for many years. His award-winning service endeavors to level the playing field for his clients and ensure that the best possible outcome is always placed within reach.

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