Mark Anthony DeSimone was convicted of first-degree murder for the May 2016 shooting death of Duilio Antonio “Tony” Rosales.
DeSimone found guilty on first-degree murder charge in Excursion Inlet shooting death
The family of Tony Rosales wept in the front row of the gallery after the jury found Mark DeSimone guilty of first-degree murder.
Jury considers Mark DeSimone’s fate in homicide trial
DeSimone has been charged with murder in the first degree, two counts of murder in the second degree, manslaughter, and criminally negligent homicide for the death of Tony Rosales at an Excurston Inlet cabin in May 2016.
DeSimone jury likely to begin deliberations in homicide trial
Mark DeSimone is charged with the shooting death of Tony Rosales at an Excursion Inlet cabin in May 2016. Closing arguments are scheduled for Thursday.
‘Slipping the hammer’ demonstration halts testimony in DeSimone homicide trial
Local firearms dealer Chad Kendrick was just starting to show jurors how a single-action revolver could be unintentionally fired twice, when an objection by the prosecution temporarily halted the proceedings.
Defense witness: ‘Very rapid sequence between the two shots’
Dr. Todd Grey demonstrates with a Styrofoam head model during his testimony in the Mark DeSimone homicide trial in Juneau Superior Court. DeSimone is charged with the May 2016 death of Tony Rosales in Excursion Inlet.
Prosecution rests, DeSimone’s defense witnesses to testify Monday
Mark DeSimone is standing trial for the death of Tony Rosales at an Excursion Inlet cabin in May 2016. His attorney plans to argue that the two shots fired back-to-back at Rosales were unintentional discharges.
DeSimone defense witness demonstrates revolver action in courtroom
Chad Kendrick, a local firearms dealer who is expected to testify for the defense in the Mark DeSimone homicide trial, repeatedly pulls the trigger on a revolver loaded with dummy rounds.
Revolver used to shoot Rosales was not malfunctioning, witness testifies
Vince Bengston didn’t realize someone had used his revolver until he discovered the cylinder had moved and two rounds had been fired.
Investigator, former firearms instructor explains revolver action during DeSimone homicide trial
Some of the investigator’s testimony was focused how the revolver that killed Tony Rosales is fired, including what physically has to happen to fire the single-action revolver twice.