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Montana Supreme Court gives state 30 days to respond to Beach petition

Montana Supreme Court gives state 30 days to respond to Beach petition

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court has ordered the state to respond to convicted murderer Barry Beach's petition to revise his sentence.

October 30, 2014 6:20 am Related Loading…
Barry Beach attorneys ask Supreme Court for resentencing

Barry Beach attorneys ask Supreme Court for resentencing

GREAT FALLS — Attorneys for Barry Beach, who is serving 100 years without the possibility of parole for the 1979 beating death of a high school classmate on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, are asking the Montana Supreme Court to order him resentenced with consideration for the fact that he…

October 24, 2014 1:15 pm Related Loading…
Beach supporters' proposed bill lets governor bypass parole board on clemency requests

Beach supporters' proposed bill lets governor bypass parole board on clemency requests

HELENA — A legislative panel Wednesday endorsed bills to revise state Parole Board authority and procedures, including one to give the governor wider power to grant clemency to convicted felons.

September 03, 2014 11:54 am Related Loading…
Group gathers to show support for Barry Beach

Group gathers to show support for Barry Beach

Despite the rain, a group of about 30 Barry Beach supporters gathered Saturday on the Yellowstone County Courthouse lawn to reaffirm their belief in the convicted murderer’s innocence.

August 23, 2014 3:08 pm Photos

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Marsha Price and Diane B. Foley

Marsha Price and Diane B. Foley

Marsha Price and Diane B. Foley talk at the Barry Beach rally in Billings on Saturday.

August 23, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…
Free Barry Beach

Free Barry Beach

Supporters gather at the "Free Barry Beach" rally in Billings on Saturday.

August 23, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…
Bobbi Clincher, Barry Beach's mother

Bobbi Clincher, Barry Beach's mother

Bobbi Clincher, Barry Beach's mother, talks to supporters at the "Free Barry Beach" rally Saturday at the Yellowstone County Courthouse lawn in Billings.

August 23, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…
Beach's legal team releases letter decrying parole board's decision

Beach's legal team releases letter decrying parole board's decision

Centurion Ministries, the New Jersey-based group working to free convicted murderer Barry Beach from his 100-year no parole sentence, has released a 10-page letter following the June 11 decision by the Montana Board of Pardons and Parole denying a hearing on executive clemency for Beach.

June 24, 2014 1:00 am Related Loading…
Barry Beach Clemency

Barry Beach Clemency

Barry Beach appears before The Montana Board of Pardons and Parole during his clemency hearing in June 2007 at the Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge. Beach is serving a 100-year sentence for the 1979 murder of Kim Nees in Poplar. Beach, in prison more than 20 years for a murder he says he d…

June 16, 2014 4:28 pm
Barry Beach says he's had it with Montana courts; may look to federal justice system

Barry Beach says he's had it with Montana courts; may look to federal justice system

HELENA — Convicted murderer Barry Beach, whose latest attempt to commute his 100-year sentence was rejected yet again by the state Parole Board last week, said Monday he may give up on Montana’s justice system and go to federal court to pursue his quest for release.

June 16, 2014 4:16 pm Photos

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Parole Board release

Parole Board release

The Montana Board of Pardons and Parole's response to Barry Beach's request for a clemency hearing.

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Parole board rejects Barry Beach's clemency bid

Parole board rejects Barry Beach's clemency bid

HELENA — Montana’s parole board on Wednesday denied a clemency bid from Barry Beach, who said he will keep fighting to overturn his 100-year murder sentence for the 1979 beating death of a high school-classmate.

June 11, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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Parole board to announce Barry Beach decision

Parole board to announce Barry Beach decision

HELENA — Montana’s parole board is planning to announce its decision on whether to accept convicted murderer Barry Beach’s clemency application.

June 10, 2014 1:21 pmLoading…
No decision yet on Beach clemency application

No decision yet on Beach clemency application

HELENA — Montana's parole board has more work to do before deciding whether to accept convicted murderer Barry Beach's application for clemency.

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Beach attorneys dispute letter from Racicot to parole board

Beach attorneys dispute letter from Racicot to parole board

GREAT FALLS — Attorneys for a Montana prisoner serving a 100-year murder sentence are disputing a letter opposing his release by the former governor who prosecuted him.

May 09, 2014 10:21 am Photos

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Racicot: Parole board should deny Beach clemency

Racicot: Parole board should deny Beach clemency

The special prosecutor in the 1984 murder trial of a Montana prisoner serving a 100-year prison sentence for a killing committed when he was 17 says the case has been exhaustively reviewed and the state parole board should reject a recent plea for clemency.

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Montana Parole Board

Montana Parole Board

State of Montana Board of Pardons and Parole members, from left, Pete Lawrenson, Mike McKee and John Rex discuss Barry Beach's clemency request on Tuesday in Deer Lodge. 

April 29, 2014 5:16 pmLoading…
Billings well represented at Beach clemency hearing

Billings well represented at Beach clemency hearing

DEER LODGE — Barry Beach didn’t attend Tuesday’s Board of Pardons and Parole meeting, but a number of his Billings friends did, as did supporters from around the state.

April 29, 2014 4:45 pm Photos

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Steve Wahlrich

Steve Wahlrich

Steve Wahrlich, of Billings, who once employed Barry Beach, speaks in support of Beach to the Board of Pardons and Parole, as the board considers Beach's clemency request, in Deer Lodge on Tuesday. Beach was sentenced to 100 years in prison without parole in the 1979 beating death of a high …

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