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 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.
Sharply divergent images of a Colorado man charged with killing a Montana teacher during a random abduction attempt emerged during a hearing Tuesday to determine whether the suspect is fit for trial.
Defense experts testified Monday that a Colorado man is unfit for trial in the murder of a Montana teacher because he is prone to distort the past and displays the intelligence of an 11-year-old.
A Montana judge has scheduled a two-day competency hearing to determine if a Colorado man charged with killing a high school teacher is fit for trial.
Two brothers are headed to prison for their role in the killings of five people at a Denver bar that authorities say was then set on fire in an attempted cover-up.
A state judge on Thursday moved the trial of a Colorado man charged with killing a popular eastern Montana teacher after defense attorneys argued that he could not receive a fair hearing in her hometown.
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.
Authorities have confirmed that a body found in North Dakota is that of a missing teacher from Montana. Two men from Colorado are suspected in her death.
Authorities said Wednesday they believe a body found outside Williston, N.D., is that of a missing Sidney, Mont., high school math teacher who disappeared Jan. 7 during a morning run.