Thursday, March 27, 2008
Gary Zerola: Acquitted in 2nd Rape Charge Trial
Boston attorney Gary Zerola was acquitted today in his 2nd rape charge trial in a Boston courtroom of multiple charges of rape and supplying alcohol to a minor, the second such trial this year with almost the exact same charges and counter charges, that it was the 30-something Zerola who was the victim and not his accusers, two underage girls in two separate cases.
In yesterday's acquittal Zerola was accused of raping and sodomizing a 19-year-old girl in his Beacon Hill condo back in 2004. It took a Suffolk County jury two hours to return with the not-guilty verdicts.
While Zerola was acquitted the jury never learned that Zerola had just wrapped up a similar trial with the same outcome back in January, charges of attacking and attempting to rape yet another 19-year-old girl. Zerola was acquitted of those charges. The jury never heard that Zerola, while out on bond in October of 2007, was arrested and charged with attempted rape of another young girl, this time an 18-year-old in a Miami Beach hotel.
Read the rest of Gary Zerola Acquitted in 2nd Rape Charge Trial at DBKP.com
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