The Indiana Court of Appeals recently handed down a decision concerning an appeal filed by Edward Blackburn on his murder conviction.Continue reading
Edward Blackburn has been given the maximum allowable sentence of 65 years in prison for the murder of Cord Colgrove. During Friday’s sentencing hearing, Starke Circuit Court Judge Kim Hall noted a number of aggravating factors, including a criminal history with multiple felonies and misdemeanors. Hall also pointed out that Blackburn was on probation for a felony count of wire fraud, and as part of that, was legally barred from owning a firearm, when he shot and killed Colgrove in March of 2017.
The man found guilty of killing a Starke County resident will be sentenced next week.
The sentencing hearing for Edward Blackburn will be rescheduled.
A jury deliberated five hours before finding Edward Blackburn guilty of murder in a trial that took seven full days in Starke Circuit Court.
A man accused of murdering Knox resident Cord Colgrove in a March 3, 2017 alleged confrontation in North Judson will be in Starke Circuit Court today as a defendant in a trial that is set to take a week-and-a-half.
A status hearing for Edward Blackburn was held in Starke Circuit Court Wednesday afternoon.
As previously reported, Edward Blackburn, of Arkansas, formerly of Texas, is being charged with the murder of Cord Colgrove, of Knox. Court documents indicate that in March of 2017, Blackburn allegedly shot Colgrove in the head in front of three witnesses in rural North Judson. Continue reading
Edward Blackburn and his attorney, Caroline Briggs, were in Starke Circuit Court Thursday morning to present a status update on his case.
Court documents indicate Edward Blackburn shot Cord Colgrove, of Knox, in the head in front of three witnesses in rural North Judson on March 6.
A felony charge has been dropped against a woman who’d been accused of assisting a murder suspect back in March. Augusta Hadden, 39, was accused of throwing a cell phone out of a truck driven by Edward Blackburn, following the murder of Cord Colgrove in rural North Judson.
Edward Blackburn will return to court for a status update in October.
Blackburn, 31, is facing a murder charge in Starke County. He is accused of killing Cord Colgrove in an incident in rural North Judson in March. Formal charges were filed on March 6 and he has been incarcerated in the Starke County Justice Center since his arrest.
The man accused of killing a Starke County man in March will be in Starke Circuit Court today for a final pre-trial and plea agreement deadline hearing.
The woman who is connected to the murder of a Knox man in March is headed to trial on Oct. 11.
Augusta Hadden, 39, is charged with assisting a criminal. Court documents indicate she disposed of a cell phone out of a truck driven by Edward Blackburn after he allegedly shot and killed Cord Colgrove in North Judson on March 3rd. She remains in custody, but she is currently being held in the Pulaski County Jail.
The woman charged in connection with the March 3rd murder of a Knox man is back in jail.
Augusta Hadden, 39, is charged with the Level 5 felony offense of assisting a criminal. Court documents indicate she threw a cell phone out of a truck driven by murder suspect Edward Blackburn after he fatally shot Cord Colgrove at a rural North Judson residence. Continue reading
The woman charged in connection with last month’s murder of a Knox man may soon be out of jail on bond, but she will still be subject to strict restrictions. Augusta Hadden, 39, is charged with the level 5 felony offense of assisting a criminal. Court documents indicate she threw a cell phone out of a truck driven by murder suspect Edward Blackburn after he fatally shot Cord Colgrove at a rural North Judson residence on March 3rd. Continue reading
A pair of men charged in separate Starke County murders appeared in Starke Circuit Court Wednesday for status hearings. Continue reading
The woman charged in connection with last month’s murder of a Knox man will remain in jail for at least another week. Starke Circuit Judge Kim Hall denied a request by Augusta Hadden’s attorney to reduce her bond from $200,000 surety. Continue reading
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date for the Knox man who was murdered Friday night at a rural North Judson residence. O’Donnell Funeral Home in North Judson is in charge of arrangements for 35-year-old Cord Colgrove. Continue reading
The Arkansas man accused of fatally shooting a Knox man Friday night at a rural North Judson home remains jailed without bond. Edward Blackburn entered a plea of not guilty during his initial hearing this morning in Starke Circuit Court in connection with Cord Colgrove’s death. He advised Judge Kim Hall his family intends to hire an attorney to represent him. Continue reading