Jury convicts David DePape, attacker of Nancy Pelosi husband

Posted on AllSides November 17th, 2023
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Michael Short | San Francisco Chronicle | AP

A California federal court jury on Thursday convicted David DePape of crimes related to his brutal hammer attack last year on Paul Pelosi, the husband of former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in the couple’s San Francisco home.

DePape, 43, was found guilty of attempted kidnapping of a federal official, and of assault on the immediate family member of a federal official.

DePape, who faces a potential sentence of life in prison, looked down and had no visible emotional reaction when the verdict was read in U.S. District Court in San Francisco.

Paul Pelosi, 83, suffered a fractured skull in...

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