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Kent County Men Charged with Perjury in 2014 Murder Trial

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DOVER, Del. – The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit has arrested two men in connection with perjury after an investigation revealed they lied during their testimony into the 2013 murder of Tony Mozick.

26 year-old Gerard T. Schweiger of Dover and 26 year-old Phillip M. Wright of Harrington were arrested by Delaware State Police. Schweiger was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of perjury 1st, bribing a witness, and conspiracy 2nd. Wright was arrested Wednesday and charged with perjury 1st and Conspiracy 2nd.

On August 29, 2014, Gerard Schweiger was found not guilty of first-degree murder of Tony Mozick. Schweiger was found guilty of abusing a corpse, breach of release as well as other charges. The latest investigation began after his release from prison in September, 2014. According to police, a telephone recording of Schweiger admitted to killing Tony Mozick. During that conversation, Schweiger also admitted facts he had given during trial were false. Schweiger admitted on the phone to bribing Wright to falsely testify in order to establish an alibi.

Gerard Schweiger was committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $54,000.00 cash bond on the new charges as well as an administrative warrant that was obtained by Probation and Parole for $25,000.00 cash bond. Phillip Wright, who was incarcerated at Sussex Correctional Institution on an unrelated matters, continues to held there on $11,000.00 secured bond for the two new charges.

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