DENVER (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled Friday in the case of a man accused of pushing his wife to her death.
in Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park.READ MORE: Trevor Woodruff Identified As Suspect In Deadly Shooting Outside Of Walgreens
Jurors for 59-year-old Harold Henthorn rested their case Thursday without calling any witnesses during the trial in federal court in Denver.
He’s charged with first-degree murder in the death of his second wife, Mississippi native Toni Henthorn, who fell about 130 feet in a remote area where the couple had been hiking in 2012.READ MORE: Maize In The City, Colorado Family Tradition, Opens For A New Year
Harold Henthorn told investigators she had paused to take a photo and tumbled over a ledge.
Prosecutors say Henthorn stood to benefit from his wife’s life insurance policies totaling $4.7 million, which she didn’t know existed.
Defense attorney Craig Truman says the death was an accident.MORE NEWS: Colorado Task Force 1 No Longer On Alert Amid Intensifying Hurricane Sam
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