Shaker Heights police charge Maple Heights man in Anderson-Norfus death
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Monday, October 17, 2011
Beachwood Patch has all the info you need surrounding Russell Sneiderman's death
Late last year, Beachwood High School alumnus Russell Sneiderman was gunned down after he dropped off his child at a daycare center in Dunwoody, Ga., near Atlanta. In the months since, a suspect has been arrested and allegations of an affair have surfaced, and you have followed the more than a dozen updates on the story here on Beachwood Patch. Now, find all the Sneiderman shooting coverage in one spot. We have linked to all our posts about the ongoing story, and we'll continue to add links to this article as they are posted. Feel free to bookmark it in your browser and check back for quick access to updates as they are available. Oct. 28, 2011: Suspect Prowled Outside Victim's Home Oct. 17, 2011: Trial Date Remains 2012 Oct. 13, 2011: …
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Man suspected of murdering Beachwood native Russell Sneiderman may have purchased handgun two weeks before shooting
New documents in the case against Hemy Neuman show that he may have inquired about and purchased – in cash – a Bersa handgun two weeks before Russell Sneiderman was shot and killed last year, reports Dunwoody Patch. Neuman is accused of killing Beachwood native and Beachwood High School alumnus Russell "Rusty" Sneiderman in a day care center parking lot last November. The documents released reveal more details about the investigation: read more from Dunwoody Patch.
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Dunwoody Patch has the latest news
Pre-trial motion hearings are expected to begin today in the case against Hemy Neuman, the man charged with killing Beachwood native Russell Sneiderman. Dunwoody Patch reports that hearings are scheduled for today and Monday, Aug. 15. Neuman's attorneys tried unsuccessfully to close the pretrials to the pubic, Dunwoody Patch adds. Get the details here, and we'll update Beachwood Patch as information becomes available.
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
A Beachwood woman and her father appeared in court today to answer to charges that they conspired to hire a hit man to kill her ex-husband
Christine Metter and her father, Al Zombory, pleaded not guilt today to charges that they conspired to hire a hitman. The two, both from Beachwood, are accused of offering money first to Metter's high school friend, and later to an undercover detective, to kill her ex-husband. The conspiracy started with a Facebook chat, said witness Patrick Sabo, a friend of Metter's from high school. He tesified in an earlier hearing that when she complained about her ex in a Facebook chat, he jokingly suggested she put a hit on him. But she took him seriously, Sabo said, and her father later offered him $50,000 to do it. Both Zombory and Metter have been in Lake County Jail since their arrest June 3. Metter was denied a motion to reduce her bond last …
Monday, August 1, 2011
Both remain in jail on $500K cash bonds
Update Aug. 2: Christine Metter and Al Zombory will appear in Lake County Common Pleas Court today at 1 p.m. for arraignment. We'll have the details later today. ——— The Beachwood father and daughter accused of trying to hire a hitman stemming from a Facebook chat have been indicted on charges of conspiracy to commit murder. The indictment was returned on Thursday, July 29, according to court records. Christine Metter, 40, and her father Al Zombory, 76, both of Beachwood, remain in Lake County Jail on $500,000 cash bonds. The two are accused of asking Metter’s high school friend Patrick Sabo to kill Metter’s ex-husband. They were arrested in a sting June 3. Sabo testified in June that, during a Facebook chat with Metter, he jokingly said …
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Witness testifies that Facebook chat joke led to contract kill offer
Editor's Note: This video contains one instance of offensive language. Patrick Sabo testified in Willoughby Municipal court this afternoon. Get the full story here.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Patrick Sabo called police after he said Beachwood father, daughter tried to pay him to kill daughter's ex.
A Willowick man says he was offered $50,000 from life insurance money to kill the ex-husband of a Beachwood woman, and that she seemed pleased when shown a pictured doctored to make it look like the man was dead. Patrick Sabo, 40, of Willowick, told a Willoughby judge that his high school friend Christine Metter, also 40, was angry at her ex, who lives near Atlanta, because she claimed that he physically abused her when they were married. When he "jokingly" suggested in a Facebook message that she "save some money and put a hit on him,” she took him seriously. Sabo, an ex-Army Ranger, said he thinks Metter and Metter's father, Al Zombory, offered him the job because they assumed he would know how to kill someone. Testifying in a …
Monday, June 6, 2011
Christine Metter and father Al Zombory charged with conspiracy to commit murder; held on $500,000 cash bond
A Beachwood woman and her father have been arrested for trying to hire a man to kill the woman's ex-husband, the News-Herald reports. Christine Metter, 40 and her father Al Zombory, 76, met with an undercover officer posing as a hit man Friday and paid the officer to commit the murder. The two were immediately arrested and will be charged with conspiracy to commit murder, a first-degree felony. They are being held on $500,000 cash bonds and face up to 10 years in prison if convicted. Get the full story at the News-Herald.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Dunwoody Patch has the latest details
Dunwoody Patch reports that Henry Neuman pleaded not guilty last week to charges stemming from the shooting death of Beachwood native Rusty Sneiderman. Prosecutors allege that Neuman shot Sneiderman outside a Dunwoody, GA, daycare center, where Sneiderman had dropped off his child. After the arraignment, Neuman's estranged wife's attorney alleged that Neuman had been in an affair with Sneiderman's wife, Andrea Sneiderman. Andrea Sneiderman's phone records and emails have been searched as part of the investigation.