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.
Prosecutors in eastern Montana are asking a state judge to deny a defense request to suppress the suspect’s alleged confession in a high-profile murder case.
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.