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Jason Allen Rose Case

6News video: Rose to learn his fate at tomorrow’s sentencing
June 17, 2007
The man convicted of setting the fire that burned down a building at the Boardwalk Apartment Complex, killing three people in the process, will learn his fate tomorrow.
Honoring a life
May 16, 2007
To the editor: The recent verdict against the person accused of murdering social worker Helen Yolanda Riddle and two other victims has been met with mixed responses.
Rose faces up to 122 months for involuntary manslaughter
District attorney wanted felony murder conviction
May 12, 2007
A jury on Friday convicted a Lawrence man of setting a deadly apartment fire in 2005 but stopped short of convicting him of first-degree murder - a verdict that the county’s top prosecutor said was “inconsistent.”
6News video: Jason Rose found guilty on several charges, but not murder
May 11, 2007
Jurors reach a verdict in the case of a Lawrence man charged with setting one of the most destructive fires in city history. Prosecutors may have gotten a conviction in the case, however it wasn’t the one they were hoping for.
GUILTY
Jason Rose found guilty of involuntary manslaughter, aggravated arson and aggravated battery
11:51 a.m., May 11, 2007 Updated 02:03 p.m.
Jason Rose found guilty of involuntary manslaughter, aggravated arson and aggravated battery. Sentencing is set for June 18.
Jurors to continue deliberations today
May 11, 2007
Jurors in the Jason Rose murder trial will continue today sorting through evidence and testimony to decide whether Rose set the 2005 Boardwalk Apartments fire.
6News video: Jurors to reconvene tomorrow for second day of deliberations
May 10, 2007
Jurors in the murder trial for the man accused of setting the deadly Boardwalk Apartment Fire will reconvene tomorrow for a second day of deliberations.
Boardwalk fire case goes to jury
May 10, 2007
Prosecutors said Jason Rose’s history with setting fires culminated in his starting the Boardwalk Apartments blaze in 2005. He even admitted to the crime, they said. Rose’s attorney said that the 21-year-old’s history with fire is exaggerated and that there’s no evidence he started the fire that killed three people.
6News video: Fate of Jason Rose now rests in the hands of the jury
May 9, 2007
The fate of a Lawrence man accused of setting the Boardwalk Apartment fire that claimed three lives is now in the hands of jurors.
Boardwalk arson trial goes to jury
Final witnesses discuss suspect’s ability to tell truth from lies
11:46 a.m., May 9, 2007 Updated 05:10 p.m.
Prosecutors, defense clash over the level of “reasonable doubt”
Witnesses paint new picture of Rose, fire
Foster parent says defendant ‘absolutely’ falsely confessed under pressure in past
May 9, 2007
A defense expert on Tuesday criticized the state’s investigation of a deadly apartment fire, saying he thought there were “quite a bit of discrepancies and problems” in the investigation that led to the suspect who’s now on trial.
6News video: Defense continues to make its case in Jason Rose Trial
May 8, 2007
The defense continues to make its case in the trial of a Lawrence man accused of setting a massive apartment fire that claimed three lives.
Foster father: Rose had no history of fire problems
But arson suspect did receive counseling for ‘fire setting behavior’
May 8, 2007
The man charged with setting a deadly Lawrence apartment fire didn’t have a reputation in foster care as a firestarter, the man’s former foster parent testified this morning.
Rose denies confession
May 8, 2007
His entire confession was a lie. That’s what a man charged with setting a deadly apartment fire told jurors Monday when he took the witness stand in his own defense. During 40 minutes of testimony, defendant Jason A. Rose told jurors he admitted setting the October 2005 fire at Lawrence’s Boardwalk Apartments only because he wanted police to stop questioning him.
6News video: Rose takes the stand in Boardwalk Apartment Trial
May 7, 2007
Two key witnesses take the stand as the trial for the man accused of setting the deadly Boardwalk Apartment fire enters its second week.