New Bedford Rape Trial: 1984

Cullen-DuPont, Kathryn
October 2003
Great American Trials;2003, p733
The article discusses a court case wherein the defendants were charged of raping a 21-year-old mother of two in Big Dan's tavern in New Bedford, Massachusetts on March 6, 1983. Among the defendants were John Cordeiro, Jose M. Medeiros and Virgilio Medeiros. The trial ran from February 23 to March 21, 1984. Judge William G. Young sentenced the defendants 6 to 12 years imprisonment.


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