Jury Acquits Coatesville Man of Domestic Assault

A Chester County Jury returned a verdict of not guilty in the matter of Commonwealth vs. Thomas Smith after a two day domestic violence trial in the Chester County Court of Common Pleas. In commenting on the verdict, several jurors remarked that the credibility of the alleged victim was called into question as numerous discrepancies in her testimony were revealed on cross-examination. Mr. Hoey established that the alleged domestic violence victim was motivated to testify falsely as a result of her discovery of an extra-marital affair. Following his acquittal, Thomas Smith returned to his home in the Coatesville area. Commonwealth vs. Thomas Smith: Chester County Court of Common Pleas