Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Gerald Jay Pomerantz, Philadelphia, for appellant.
Joseph J. Dougherty, Assistant District Attorney, Media, for Commonwealth, appellee.
Before CERCONE, President Judge, and ROBERTS and LIPEZ, JJ.
Superior Court of Pennsylvania.
On June 8, 1970, the trial of appellant, Wayne Covington, began on charges of murder, robbery and conspiracy, for committing a homicide during the course of a robbery. Appellant pleaded not guilty to all charges. On the third day of trial, after presentation of all evidence, appellant changed his plea to guilty on all charges. The trial court found him guilty of murder of the first degree and sentenced him to life imprisonment. Appellant did not file post...
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