Brian Pinkas

Brian Pinkas

Man Resentenced In Granite City Murder

Pinkas originally pleaded guilty to Reynolds murder in March 2005 and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. He appealed his sentence.


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Granite City Man Faces Sentencing Again In Shotgun Killing

Pinkas acknowledged he shot Sharon Reynolds in the head at their home in Granite City, but he says it was an accident.


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Illinois Man Convicted In 2004 Shotgun Killing

A man who successfully appealed his 20-year prison sentence on the grounds that the punishment in a shotgun killing wasn’t enough lost his gamble Thursday when jurors convicted him of murder, subjecting him now to up to four times his original prison term.



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