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Barroso Can Appeal

September 26, 2017

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Barroso Can Appeal

Mario “Paco” Barroso took another step toward appealing his sentence yesterday in thr grim and endless Iron Coffins Motorcycle Club murder case in Battle Creek, Michigan. Chapter president Lee J. “Leeroy” Taylor wound up dead after a clubhouse fight on New Year’s Day 2012. Allegedly, after a brief but intense scuffle with a man named […]

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Barroso Trying To Appeal

August 21, 2017

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Barroso Trying To Appeal

Mario “Paco” Barroso got slightly closer to appealing his sentence last week in the sordid, cynical and never ending Iron Coffins Motorcycle Club murder case in Battle Creek, Michigan. Early on New Year’s Day 2012 in the Iron Coffins clubhouse an club member named Matthew Starkweather got into a fight with chapter president Lee J. […]

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Iron Coffins Case Ends

November 3, 2016

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Iron Coffins Case Ends

The 58-month long Iron Coffins’ murder case in Battle Creek, Michigan finally found a conclusion yesterday when Matthew Starkweather agreed to a plea deal with a special prosecutor. Starkweather will be sentenced to time served when he next appears before Judge John Hallacy on December 18. In return, Starkweather pled no contest to a charge […]

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The Ordeal Of Matthew Starkweather

March 28, 2016

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The Ordeal Of Matthew Starkweather

Matt Starkweather’s 50-month-long ordeal by prosecution continues to mock the ever more vague concept of “justice.” Starkweather, 36, is a member of the Battle Creek, Michigan chapter of the Iron Coffins Motorcycle Club. In the wee small hours of New Year’s Day 2012 he fell into an argument, during a party at the clubhouse, with […]

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Iron Coffin Case Chicanery

February 9, 2016

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Iron Coffin Case Chicanery

Calhoun County Prosecutor David Gilbert, who charged Iron Coffins Motorcycle Club member Matthew Starkweather with murder in a case in Battle Creek, Michigan, may have based his prosecution on insider knowledge gathered through violations of attorney-client confidentiality. An lawyer named Matt Glaser told Circuit Judge John Hallacy yesterday that before Gilbert was elected prosecutor, he […]

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Iron Coffin Denied Bail Again

December 21, 2015

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Iron Coffin Denied Bail Again

Iron Coffins Motorcycle Club member Matthew Starkweather will be stuck in jail this Christmas. Starkweather is accused, for the second time, of the homicide of former Battle Creek, Michigan chapter president Lee J. “Leeroy” Taylor on New Year’s Day 2012. Starkweather and two witnesses have all stated that Starkweather acted in self defense after Taylor […]

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