Christopher Porco

Film subject

1983 –


Who is Christopher Porco?

Christopher Porco is a convicted murderer, currently imprisoned for killing his father and attempting to murder his mother with a fireman's axe. He was tried in Orange County, New York, on charges of second-degree murder in the murder of his father, and second-degree attempted murder in the severe wounding and disfigurement of his mother, in Delmar, New York.

The case against Porco received extensive coverage in local newspapers, including the Times Union and Spotlight newspapers, as well as in local television outlets. The case was also the subject of a one-hour documentary on 48 Hours Mystery entitled "Memory of Murder", broadcast by CBS in 2006, as well as an episode of the TruTV series Forensic Files that aired in 2009. Joan Porco maintained her son's innocence throughout the trial.


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  • University of Rochester

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