Piazza murder suspect’s confession won’t be suppressed

    The confession from a suspect in the 2009 double murder inside the Piazza will not be suppressed, a judge ruled today.

    Antonio Wright will go to trial for the killings, which left Rian Thal and Timothy Gilmore dead inside the Northern Liberties apartment building after a botched drug robbery. The Associated Press reports Wright argued he wasn’t read his rights and that he isn’t the man seen on surveillance footage firing shots into a unit in the building.

    Judge Jeffrey Minehart denied the motion to suppress Wright’s confession.

    Several of the original eight suspects have already pleaded guilty, and jury selections could begin today.

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