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Lester Vann Waters Jr. and Michael Keith Spell (credit: Williams County Sheriff's Department)

Montana Judge To Decide If Colorado Murder Suspect Fit For Trial

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.

03/25/2014

Lester Vann Waters Jr. and Michael Keith Spell (credit: Williams County Sheriff's Department)

Montana Murder Case Suspect From Colorado Seeks To Avoid 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.

03/24/2014

Lester Vann Waters Jr. and Michael Keith Spell (credit: Williams County Sheriff's Department)

Competency Hearing Scheduled For Colorado Man In Teacher Death Case

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.

02/05/2014

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2 Brothers Get Prison Time In Denver Bar Killings

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.

01/10/2014

Lester Vann Waters Jr. and Michael Keith Spell (credit: Williams County Sheriff's Department)

Montana Homicide Trial For Colorado Man Relocated

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.

10/25/2013

Lester Vann Waters Jr. and Michael Keith Spell (credit: Williams County Sheriff's Department)

Hearing Set On Death Penalty In Colorado Man’s Montana Murder Case

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.

09/27/2013

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Body Found In North Dakota Is Missing Teacher

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.

03/22/2012

Sherry Arnold (credit: Facebook)

Montana Teacher’s Body Likely Found In North Dakota

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.

03/21/2012

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Colorado Man Gets Nebraska Prison Time For Drugs

A Colorado man who made a deal with prosecutors has been given 30 to 48 months in Nebraska prison for selling drugs near a school in the Nebraska Panhandle.

03/15/2012

Lester Vann Waters Jr. and Michael Keith Spell (credit: Williams County Sheriff's Department)

Kidnapping Suspect Promised Work

Family and friends of one of the two suspects in a brutal Montana kidnapping described him as an illiterate young father who was eager for work when he fell under the sway of a convicted criminal promising lucrative employment in the Bakken oil fields.

02/29/2012

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