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COMMONWEALTH vs. ESAU DePINA.
COMMONWEALTH vs. ISAIAH MONTEIRO.
Plymouth. November 10, 2016. – March 13, 2017.
Present: Gants, C.J., Lenk, Hines, & Lowy, JJ.
Homicide. Firearms. Evidence, Testimony before grand jury, Hearsay, Admission by silence, Statement of codefendant, Joint venturer, Prior misconduct, Immunized witness, Third-party culprit, Expert opinion. Constitutional Law, Confrontation of witnesses. Joint Enterprise. Practice, Criminal, Capital case, Confrontation of witnesses, Hearsay, Conduct of prosecutor, Opening statement, Instructions to jury, Severance, Trial of defendants together.