This police booking photograph released by the Huntsville (Ala.) Police Dept., on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, shows college professor Amy Bishop, charged with capital murder in the shooting deaths of three faculty members at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. (AP Photo/Huntsville Police Dept.)
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts judge has scheduled an
inquest this week into the 1986 death of the brother of a
university professor accused in Alabama of killing three
Norfolk District Attorney William Keating ordered the inquest to
investigate whether Amy Bishop intentionally shot her 18-year-old
brother, Seth, at their home in Braintree, about 10 miles south of
The shooting originally was ruled an accident.
After Bishop was arrested in the Feb. 12 shooting deaths of
three professors at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, new
information was released. Prosecutors said they were never told
that Bishop held a gun on workers at an auto body shop and tried to
steal a getaway car after she shot her brother.
The closed-door inquest is set to begin Tuesday and is expected
to run through Friday.
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