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Elderly funeral director found guilty of 3rd-degree murder



HOMESTEAD, Pa. - An elderly funeral home director from Homestead charged in the shooting death of a contractor was found guilty of third-degree murder Friday.

William Welsh, 90, is charged in the July shooting death of 58-year-old William Menni, of McKees Rocks, outside the funeral home owned by Welsh's family.   Authorities said the two had argued about the demolition of a nearby vacant home.
Defense attorney Frank Walker had argued his client acted in self-defense. 

Channel 11’s Alan Jennings was in court today and will have a full report coming up on Channel 11 News at 6.


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