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.
Hundreds of people helped search for Sherry Arnold and calls for frontier-style justice greeted the arrest of the man accused of killing her.
A judge has scheduled a November hearing to decide whether a Colorado man charged with killing an eastern Montana teacher should be declared ineligible for the death penalty.
One of the men accused of killing an eastern Montana high school teacher has made a deal with prosecutors that would spare him the death penalty in exchange for testifying against his co-defendant.
Authorities have started extradition procedures against two men held in North Dakota in the kidnapping of a Montana teacher now presumed dead.