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#1496967 --- 03/23/17 07:43 PM Killer Laurie Kellogg freed by NYC Judge
newsman38 Offline
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Judge orders NY to free Laurie Kellogg, a woman who got teen to kill her husband

A Manhattan judge has ordered New York State to release Laurie Kellogg, a woman serving 25 years to life for the murder of her husband in Seneca County in 1991.

At the time, her case made national headlines and was made into a movie.

In a ruling that quoted Bob Dylan lyrics and movie dialogue from "Chicago" and "City Slickers," State Supreme Court Justice Arthur F. Egoron Thursday gave the state 30 days to release Kellogg from Taconic Correctional Facility.

Kellogg, 52, was convicted 25 years ago of murdering her husband, Bruce Kellogg, in his Seneca County cottage.

Prosecutors said she drove four teenagers from Pennsylvania to Bruce Kellogg's summer cottage in the town of Romulus on June 9, 1991. There one of the teens, Denver McDowell, then 19, shot Bruce Kellogg in the head while he slept on the couch.

Laurie Kellogg's defense said she was a battered wife, which was disputed by her husband's siblings.

She was convicted in 1992 of second-degree murder, first-degree manslaughter, first-degree burglary, first-degree criminal use of a firearm and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. A Seneca County judge sentenced her to 25 years to life for the second degree murder.

Her story was told in the movie "Lies of the Heart: The Story of Laurie Kellogg" starring Jennie Garth as Laurie and Gregory Harrison as Bruce Kellogg. The 1994 movie was distributed by ABC.

By Charley Hannagan | channagan@syracuse.com
on March 23, 2017 at 5:52 PM

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#1497446 --- 04/05/17 03:50 PM Re: Killer Laurie Kellogg freed by NYC Judge [Re: newsman38]
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NOT surprising since it's the land of De Blechhio and Prince Andrew Cuomo

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#1497609 --- 04/08/17 10:57 PM Re: Killer Laurie Kellogg freed by NYC Judge [Re: newsman38]
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She served her time. I spent time in the courtroom during the trial - IMHO she was definitely guilty, but there was some funny business w/ the deceased.

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#1498019 --- 04/20/17 12:50 PM Re: Killer Laurie Kellogg freed by NYC Judge [Re: Kells]
newsman38 Offline
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Murderer Laurie Kellogg's release halted; New York state appeals judge's order: The judge had given the state 30 days - until Wednesday - to appeal his ruling or release Kellogg. The state confirmed today that it had filed an appeal; the appeal was recorded filed with the court on April 13.

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