Cory Byrd Murder Trial

Detwiler, a forensic document specialist, testified that Nichols’ signatures on checks and documents related to two loans against his life insurance policies were fraudulent. “They’re definitively not genuine,” Detwiler told the court...

Expert says Cory Byrd, on trial in Bookal killing, wrote threat letter

By Heather Yakin

“GOSHEN — A handwriting expert identified Cory Byrd as the author of a threatening letter sent to the wife of a witness against him. The identification happened during testimony Friday in Orange County Court, at Byrd’s murder trial in the death of 4-year-old Marc Bookal…”