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Porco sentencing rescheduled; CBS show also gets new air date

— Bethlehem police detective Christopher Bowdish was also interviewed, as well as Christopher Porco inside the jailhouse.

"We have no idea what they will present," said McDermott.

The Porcos lived at 36 Brockley Drive in Delmar at the time of the attacks. Christopher Porco was a student at the University of Rochester when he drove away from the campus the night of Nov. 14, 2004 and headed up the State Thruway to Delmar. He then entered the family home between the hours of 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. and attacked his mother and father with a 3-foot ax.

Prosecutors presented a case revealing Christopher Porco was under severe financial strain and said disagreements with his parents over money was a motive in the killing. Peter Porco died from wounds sustained in the attack and Joan Porco was critically injured.

Joan Porco, who was not interviewed by CBS for the show, is currently living with her brother, John Balzano, and his wife in Fairport. Christopher Porco was living with Elaine Laforte and John Kearney in Glenmont after the attacks and up until his conviction. Laforte and Kearney employed Porco at their veterinary hospital in Glenmont for several years.

Peter Porco was the chief law clerk for Third Division State Appellate Division Judge Anthony Cardona. The attacks against Joan and Peter Porco catapulted the community into a state of panic for several weeks. An indictment was handed down in late 2005, and the trial began in June and lasted eight weeks. Christopher Porco's brother, Jonathon, who testified for the prosecution, is currently serving in the Navy.

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