BOISE, Idaho — A prominent capital defense attorney who represented convicted killer Joseph Edward Duncan III during his death penalty hearing five years ago says Duncan's bizarre beliefs "infected" their case.
BOISE, Idaho — A federal judge has rejected a request that the courtroom be closed for part of a convicted murderer's mental competency hearing.
BOISE, Idaho — Attorneys for convicted murderer Joseph Duncan say their client has a delusional belief system that rendered him incompetent to waive his right to appeal a federal death sentence.
BOISE, Idaho — A man convicted of killing children in Idaho and California and suspected in the deaths of two Washington girls has returned to U.S. District Court in Boise to prepare for a complicated review of part of his death penalty case.
BOISE, Idaho — The U.S. Supreme Court won't consider whether a man convicted of kidnapping, torturing and murdering some members of a northern Idaho family was competent when he waived his appeal.
BOISE, Idaho - The life of a man convicted of kidnapping, torture and murder might be spared after an appeals court has ruled that Joseph Edward Duncan III should have been given a competency hearing before he was allowed to waive his appeal.
BOISE, Idaho - An appeal notice filed on behalf of a convicted murderer who tortured two young siblings was dismissed Monday by a federal judge, after the defendant told him he did not want to challenge his convictions or death sentences and had not given his attorneys permission to do so.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The house along Interstate 90 where Joseph Edward Duncan III killed three members of a family and kidnapped two others will be demolished soon.
Convicted child killer Duncan files appeal notice
BOISE, Idaho - The family of a slain California boy should be spared the harrowing testimony that another trial of Joseph Edward Duncan III might produce, the father of Duncan's three young Idaho victims says.
BOISE - A boy who was kidnapped, tortured and shot by Joseph Edward Duncan III likely suffered excruciating pain before his death, a forensic pediatrician told jurors Wednesday.
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BOISE, Idaho _ As a jury hears prosecutors explain why he should be put to death for killing four members of a family and kidnapping a fifth, convicted pedophile Joseph Edward Duncan III might not offer a substantial counter-argument for why he should live.