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Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2010
SALEM, Mass. - A Massachusetts man charged with murder for stabbing to death a
woman sheltering his girlfriend and their four children has been convicted of
the lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter.
|A verdict of guilty is
returned against man who stabbed woman to death,
fled the crime scene
Rodlyn Petitbois (PET'-ee-bwah), of Lynn, Mass., was convicted by a Salem
Superior Court jury on Tuesday after 3 1/2 hours of deliberations. Sentencing
was scheduled for May 17.
Prosecutors say Petitbois stabbed 33-year-old Greenland Etienne in July 2008
during an argument. Authorities say he had gone to Etienne's home because his
girlfriend and their four children had moved in with her. The girlfriend alleged
that Petitbois beat her.
Petitbois testified that Etienne got in the way during a knife fight with
Petitbois' lawyer tells The Daily Item of Lynn that he respects the jury's
Information from: The Daily Item,
Copyright © 2010 The Associated Press.
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