MISSOULA — The trial of a man charged with shooting a German exchange student in his garage in April will remain in Missoula, a state judge has ruled.
MISSOULA — Missoula County prosecutors are objecting to a change of venue request for the trial of Markus Kaarma, the 29-year-old Missoula man who shot and killed an unarmed German exchange student when the teen entered his Grant Creek garage on April 27.
MISSOULA — Attorneys representing Markus Kaarma, the Missoula man accused of killing a German exchange student in Kaarma’s garage last April, are asking a judge to bar the public from viewing pretrial evidence of Kaarma’s “prior bad acts.”
MISSOULA — Attorneys for a Missoula man accused of shooting and killing a German exchange student want to seal some court documents and proceedings and move the trial out of the county, saying the case has drawn so much attention that it will be impossible for Markus Kaarma to get a fair trial.
MISSOULA — The trial date for a Missoula man charged in the shooting death of a German exchange student has been moved up to December.
MISSOULA — Their client stands accused of murdering a foreign exchange student, but Markus Kaarma’s defense attorneys say prosecutors are hindering their own investigation of the incident by blocking interviews with witnesses and attempts to review critical evidence.
MISSOULA — A District Court judge on Wednesday scolded the Missoula attorney representing a man accused of killing a German exchange student for “playing to the public” and running “a public relations campaign.”
MISSOULA — The Missoula man accused of shooting and killing a German exchange student in his garage will go on trial Jan. 5.
German prosecutors are opening an investigation into the shooting death of Diren Dede, the 17-year-old German exchange student killed last month in a Missoula garage.
Markus Kaarma, accused of killing German exchange student Diren Dede, enters a not guilty plea in Missoula County District Court on Wednesday.
MISSOULA — Markus Kaarma, the man accused of shooting a 17-year-old German exchange student last month, entered a not guilty plea in Missoula County District Court Wednesday morning before Judge Ed McLean.
MISSOULA — A Missoula man charged with shooting and killing a German exchange student is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday morning.
MISSOULA — The Missoula County Attorney’s Office will file charges against an 18-year-old man accused of burglarizing the home of Janelle Pflager and Markus Kaarma several times prior to the night a German exchange student was shot to death in the couple’s garage.
MISSOULA — Two teens have confessed to burglarizing a Missoula residence, angering the homeowners in the weeks before a German exchange student was shot to death in the garage.
MISSOULA — Diren Dede, the 17-year-old German foreign exchange student who was shot to death late last month, was reportedly looking for an alcoholic beverage when he wandered into a garage in Missoula’s Grant Creek neighborhood.
HELENA — Responding to the German consul general’s concerns, Gov. Steve Bullock this week expressed “profound sympathy” on Montana’s behalf to the German government and friends and family of a 17-year-old exchange student killed in Missoula last month.
Attorneys for the Missoula man accused of killing German exchange student Diren Dede say the teen's companion on the night of the shooting told police they had entered local garages on several previous occasions.
MISSOULA — Markus Kaarma may have been under the influence of marijuana when he shot and killed German exchange student Diren Dede, according to a search warrant requested by Missoula police.