Adam Pitman http://tspr.org en IA Appeals Court Upholds Murder Conviction http://tspr.org/post/ia-appeals-court-upholds-murder-conviction <p>The Iowa Court of Appeals has upheld the 1st degree murder conviction handed down to a Keokuk man in 2012. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 23:25:21 +0000 Jason Parrott 47418 at http://tspr.org IA Appeals Court Upholds Murder Conviction In The Tri States http://tspr.org/post/tri-states-50 <p>A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from July 2012.<br /><br />During the month, a Keokuk man was found guilty of murdering his mother, a judge tossed out a lawsuit filed by a western Illinois hog farm, and the Tri States Public Radio family lost a good friend.<br /> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 18:27:04 +0000 Rich Egger 19322 at http://tspr.org In The Tri States Pitman Guilty of First Degree Murder http://tspr.org/post/pitman-guilty-first-degree-murder <p>Adam Pitman, 24, of Keokuk has been found guilty of one count of 1st Degree Murder.&nbsp;</p><p>He was accused of choking his mother, Rosa Pitman, 46, to death in her home at 1602 Concert Street in Keokuk in the early morning hours of August 30, 2011.</p><p>An autopsy revealed Rosa Pitman died of asphyxiation due to a combination of strangulation and suffocation.</p><p>1st Degree Murder carries a maximum sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 21:56:49 +0000 Jason Parrott 18364 at http://tspr.org Pitman Guilty of First Degree Murder Pitman Murder Trial : Day 4 http://tspr.org/post/pitman-murder-trial-day-4 <p>The fourth day of the murder trial of Keokuk resident Adam Pitman again wrapped up early due to just one witness being on the docket.</p><p>Judge Cynthia Danielson is presiding over the case at the South Lee County Courthouse in Keokuk.</p><p>Pitman is accused of killing his mother, Rosa Pitman, in her home in the early morning hours of August 30, 2011.&nbsp; He allegedly confessed to the crime after being pulled over for a traffic violation several hours later.</p><p>1st Degree murder carries a maximum sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.</p><p></p><p>WITNESS</p> Sat, 14 Jul 2012 04:14:12 +0000 Jason Parrott 18263 at http://tspr.org Pitman Murder Trial : Day 4 Pitman Murder Trial : Day 3 http://tspr.org/post/pitman-murder-trial-day-3 <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The third day of the murder trial of Keokuk resident Adam Pitman wrapped up early due to scheduling conflicts.</p><p>Judge Cynthia Danielson is presiding over the case at the South Lee County Courthouse in Keokuk.</p> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 05:21:43 +0000 Jason Parrott 18194 at http://tspr.org Pitman Murder Trial : Day 3