The federal judge presiding over the murder case against Harold Henthorn termed the 1995 death of Henthorn’s first wife, Lynn, “pretty bizarre,” during court proceedings in Denver Tuesday morning.
Harold Henthorn, the Highlands Ranch man charged with killing his second wife and now suspected in the death of his first wife, told inconsistent stories about the deaths of both of his wives, according to testimony in federal court Monday.
Attorneys for a man accused of shoving his second wife off a cliff in Rocky Mountain National Park say details of his first wife’s death should be barred from his trial.
A friend of accused murderer Harold Henthorn wore a “wire” and recorded conversations with the Highlands Ranch man as part of a law enforcement scheme to see if they could catch Henthorn confessing to killing either of his wives, who both died under unusual circumstances.
Attorneys for the man accused of shoving his second wife off a cliff in Rocky Mountain National Park want details of his first wife’s death barred from evidence during his trial.
A new trial date has been set for Harold Henthorn, a Highlands Ranch man suspected in the deaths of his two wives.
Attorneys for Harold Henthorn, the Highlands Ranch man suspected in the deaths of his two wives, are now asking a federal judge to delay his trial for another four months, until September 2015.
Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock says the death of Harold Henthorn’s first wife, Lynn, in 1995 was not an accident, despite his department reaching that conclusion 20 years ago.
Federal prosecutors in the case of Harold Henthorn, the Highlands Ranch man charged with killing his second wife in 2012, are proposing to tell a jury that his first wife died under “bizarre circumstances” when a Jeep fell on her in 1995.
Harold Henthorn made three major contradictions in his statements to authorities on the night his first wife died and in subsequent days, according to a report authored by a private investigator at the behest of the Douglas County Coroner’s Office.