The Montana Supreme Court has denied a Colorado man’s petition to be declared unfit to stand trial in the murder of a high school teacher in the Bakken oil patch.
Attorneys for the Montana Department of Justice asked the state Supreme Court on Wednesday to reject a Colorado man’s petition to be declared unfit to stand trial in the oil-patch murder of a high school math teacher.
A mentally disabled Colorado man accused of killing a Montana teacher is asking the state Supreme Court to reverse a lower judge’s ruling that he is fit to stand trial.
Prosecutors have dropped their pursuit of the death penalty for a Colorado man suspected of killing a teacher in eastern Montana’s oil patch, according to court documents filed Tuesday.
A Colorado man charged with killing an eastern Montana teacher has been returned to jail following a lengthy evaluation to see if he’s fit for trial.
Hundreds of people helped search for Sherry Arnold and calls for frontier-style justice greeted the arrest of the man accused of killing her.
Attorneys for a Colorado man charged with killing an eastern Montana teacher filed court papers Friday saying his mental disabilities render him unfit to stand trial in a case that could carry the death penalty.