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Ethete woman competent for trial in son's death

CASPER, Wyo. — A federal judge has determined an Ethete woman accused of murder in the death of her newborn son is competent to stand trial.

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Nicaraguan gets 39 years in Wyoming woman's slaying

Nicaraguan gets 39 years in Wyoming woman's slaying

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — A Nicaraguan man has been sentenced to 39 years in prison for killing a Wyoming woman who was on a missionary trip in that Central American country.

July 14, 2014 3:21 pmLoading…
Augusta man pleads not guilty in neighbor slaying

Augusta man pleads not guilty in neighbor slaying

HELENA — An Augusta man has pleaded not guilty to deliberate homicide in the shooting death of his neighbor.

June 26, 2014 2:14 pm Photos

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Ronan man pleads not guilty to brother's murder

Ronan man pleads not guilty to brother's murder

POLSON – Harry Lozeau, accused of murdering his brother Terry earlier this month south of Ronan, entered a not guilty plea to a charge of deliberate homicide in District Court Wednesday morning.

June 25, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…
Wyoming man sentenced to 60 years to life for killing wife

Wyoming man sentenced to 60 years to life for killing wife

CASPER, Wyo. — The 6-year-old boy, wearing pajamas and a winter coat, fidgets in his armchair while calmly answering the questions of a woman sitting on a couch beside him. It’s 3:43 a.m.

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Man arrested in killing linked to land dispute

Man arrested in killing linked to land dispute

HELENA — An Augusta man has been arrested on suspicion of deliberate homicide in the death of a neighbor last fall that prosecutors said was linked to an ongoing dispute over access to land.

June 24, 2014 2:02 pmLoading…
Fight over truck repairs led to brother's killing

Fight over truck repairs led to brother's killing

POLSON — An argument over truck repairs apparently led a Ronan-area man to shoot his brother to death last weekend, Lake County prosecutors said.

June 19, 2014 2:13 pmLoading…
Man convicted of strangling ex-wife files for appeal

Man convicted of strangling ex-wife files for appeal

Walter Martin Larson Jr., or “Marty” as he likes to be called, was convicted in 2013 of choking his ex-wife to death and tossing her body in the Yellowstone River.

June 18, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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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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Whitehall man convicted of killing Butte man

BUTTE — Jurors deliberated for just over an hour before finding a 25-year-old Whitehall man guilty of deliberate homicide in the shooting death of a Butte man last August.

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Court hears appeal arguments in Sheridan killing

Court hears appeal arguments in Sheridan killing

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Sheridan man is appealing the second lengthy prison sentence he has received for his involvement in a home invasion killing.

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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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S.D. man arrested in 1996 Montana slaying

HELENA — A South Dakota man will be sent to Montana to face a murder charge in the 1996 shooting death of a veterinarian who was seeing his ex-girlfriend, authorities said Friday.

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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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Psychologist: Man who killed Billings woman isn't intellectually disabled

Psychologist: Man who killed Billings woman isn't intellectually disabled

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A psychologist has determined Wyoming’s lone death row inmate doesn’t qualify as intellectually disabled, a finding that closes what could

April 29, 2014 2:11 pm Photos

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Browning man pleads guilty in beating death

GREAT FALLS — A Browning man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in a beating death that was captured on a surveillance camera at Browning Elementary School.

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Decades-old Wyoming murder case heads to trial

Decades-old Wyoming murder case heads to trial

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The second of two decades-old murder cases involving an elderly Missouri couple headed to trial Tuesday as prosecutors and defense attorneys began to question dozens of prospective jurors to find enough people who hadn't heard about either well-publicized case.

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Jury selection to begin in old Wyoming murder case

Jury selection to begin in old Wyoming murder case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Jury selection begins Tuesday in the second of two decades-old murder cases involving an elderly Missouri couple.

April 28, 2014 1:28 pmLoading…

Evidence argued in old Wyoming killing

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Prosecuting and defense attorneys were set to argue Wednesday over what evidence may be admitted during the upcoming trial of a Missouri woman accused of shooting her husband as he slept almost 40 years ago in Wyoming.

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