Second Trial to Commence in Weymouth Double-Murder Case of Sgt. Chesna and Vera Adams: What New Evidence Will Emerge?

Weymouth, Massachusetts – Jury selection is set to commence on Monday for the retrial of Emanuel Lopes, a 26-year-old facing murder charges for the 2018 deaths of Weymouth Police Sgt. Michael Chesna and Weymouth resident Vera Adams. Lopes’ first trial ended in a mistrial on July 10 when one juror refused to continue deliberations. The new trial will take place at Norfolk Superior Court in Dedham, with jurors being selected at Bristol Superior Court in Taunton. Lopes’ defense attorney, Larry Tipton, successfully argued for a jury from outside Norfolk County, citing the extensive media coverage … Read more