<![CDATA[Death by the River: The Fisherman's Defense | CharlotteObserver.com &]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/ en-us Fri, 25 Mar 2016 13:18:28 EDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 25 Mar 2016 13:18:28 EDT Death by the River 60 ccarpenter@charlotteobserver.com(Cheryl Carpenter) Lawyer requests new trial for Mark Carver, who’s serving life sentence for killing UNCC student http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article119998213.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:39:48 EST

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12 reader questions in response to Observer series ‘Death by the river: The fisherman’s defense’ http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/crime/article71390587.html#storylink=rss Series raised questions about Mark Carver’s trial, conviction in death of Ira Yarmolenko

Mount Holly police chief: Case closed but people can send in tips

Readers ask questions about DNA, fingerprints

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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:12:23 EDT

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Death by the river: Is Mark Carver a cold-blooded killer? Or an innocent man? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article70594927.html#storylink=rss Chapter 6: From prison, convicted fisherman says: ‘I never seen her that day’

Experts urge caution with type of DNA evidence used to convict him

Innocence attorney believes Carver didn’t kill Ira Yarmolenko, wants more DNA testing

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Thu, 07 Apr 2016 15:00:00 EDT

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Case is first before N.C. appellate courts involving ‘touch DNA’ http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article70595047.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 Apr 2016 18:35:10 EDT http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article70595047.html Prison interview with Mark Carver http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article70540562.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 Apr 2016 17:36:35 EDT http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article70540562.html Death by the river: The defense Mark Carver never got http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article70365157.html#storylink=rss Chapter 5: Courtroom shocked when attorneys call no witnesses

Man who spoke to Carver at the river wonders why he wasn’t called

Crucial evidence against Carver was misleading

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Wed, 06 Apr 2016 15:00:00 EDT

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If Mark Carver is innocent, how did Ira Yarmolenko die? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article70364852.html#storylink=rss Attorneys disagree about homicide versus suicide

A medical examiner says suicide is possible but unlikely

Ira’s family says there’s no reason she would kill herself

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Wed, 06 Apr 2016 18:08:48 EDT

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Jurors didn’t hear crucial context in detective’s dramatic testimony http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article70365442.html#storylink=rss New revelations suggest Carver followed SBI agent’s lead

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Wed, 06 Apr 2016 18:10:39 EDT

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Coming Next: Cold-blooded killer or innocent man? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article70350462.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Apr 2016 17:26:00 EDT http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article70350462.html Death by the river: At trial, a detective’s testimony changes everything http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article70114922.html#storylink=rss Prosecutors worry their case is too weak to try

The judge thinks at first Carver will go free

Trial centers on new DNA technique, dramatic testimony

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Tue, 05 Apr 2016 15:00:00 EDT

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Coming Next: The defense Mark Carver never got http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article70058537.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 05 Apr 2016 15:06:05 EDT http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article70058537.html Death by the river: A break in the case http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article69911677.html#storylink=rss Chapter 3: Clues from Ira Yarmolenko’s car lead to early-morning arrests

The charge: First-degree murder and conspiracy

‘I didn’t do it,’ Mark Carver says in jailhouse interview

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Mon, 04 Apr 2016 15:00:00 EDT

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Coming next: A detective's testimony http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article69829787.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 Apr 2016 11:25:28 EDT http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article69829787.html Death by the river: Homicide ruling sends police in search of a killer http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article69739367.html#storylink=rss Chapter 2: Detectives find few clues as investigation goes on for months

Videos, friends offer details of Ira Yarmolenko’s last hours

Ira’s brother to presumed killer: ‘If you have anything human left in you, you owe us something’

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Sun, 03 Apr 2016 15:57:47 EDT

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Death by the river: The fisherman’s defense http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article69619262.html#storylink=rss Ira Yarmolenko, a 20-year-old UNC Charlotte student, is strangled near the Catawba River

A man fishing nearby is convicted of killing her

5 years after trial, questions about the case linger

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Sat, 02 Apr 2016 15:22:50 EDT

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Coming next: A break in the case http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article69500242.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 01 Apr 2016 17:15:47 EDT http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article69500242.html Coming Next: In search of a killer http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article69488072.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:40:24 EDT http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article69488072.html The fisherman's defense: revisiting the Yarmolenko case http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article69102157.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 30 Mar 2016 19:44:07 EDT http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/article69102157.html