The expatriate American housewife who won a retrial after being convicted of murdering of her banker husband in Hong Kong with a drugged milkshake and a blow to the head will ask a judge to dismiss the case against her, a lawyer said Thursday.Nancy Kissel was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of murder in September 2005. But Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal ordered a retrial in March, saying that she was improperly cross-examined and that the trial judge wrongly allowed...Read Full Story
An American woman dubbed the "milkshake murderer" for the killing of her high-flying banker husband in one of Hong Kong's most sensational crime cases launched her final appeal on Tuesday.Nancy Kissel, 45, appeared in Hong Kong's highest court to appeal her conviction for murdering her husband in 2003 by lacing a strawberry milkshake with a cocktail of sedatives and bludgeoning him to death with a lead ornament.She was sentenced to life in prison in 2005 after a three-month trial which...Read Full Story
A Hong Kong court scheduled a fresh trial on Wednesday for the American woman dubbed the "milkshake murderer" by the press after her conviction for drugging and killing her husband was quashed.Nancy Kissel, 45, will undergo a retrial starting on November 1 for murdering her high-flying banker husband Robert in a case that has gripped the glitzy Chinese financial centre.Kissel was sentenced to life in prison in 2005 after being convicted of giving her husband a sedative-laced strawberry...Read Full Story
An American expatriate jailed in Hong Kong for more than four years for killing her investment banker husband by drugging him with a sedative-laced milkshake and bashing his head launched her final appeal of a life sentence on Tuesday.Michigan native Nancy Kissel was convicted of murder and sentenced in Hong Kong's High Court in September 2005. An appeals court upheld the ruling in October 2008.On Tuesday, the 45-year-old American sought her last legal recourse as her lawyers pleaded her case...Read Full Story
Hong Kong prosecutors on Wednesday issued a new murder indictment against Nancy Kissel, an American who successfully appealed an earlier conviction on charges of drugging and then bashing her husband to death in a luxury apartment complex.Hong Kong's Department of Justice submitted the fresh murder charges against Kissel to the territory's High Court, which scheduled a 50-day trial starting Nov. 1, said one of her lawyers, Alexander King. Her attorneys had hoped the charges would be reduced...Read Full Story
Hayley Wolff Kissel was the wife of Andrew Kissel, a real estate developer who was murdered in 2006.