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Defense in Arnold trial asking for hearing to determine mental fitness

January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The defense team for the man accused in the murder of Montana teacher Sherry Arnold plans to bring four experts to testify on his mental fitness for trial, one of the lawyers said Monday.

Michael Spell was moved recently from the state hospital in…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Defense in Arnold trial asking for hearing to determine mental fitness

January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The defense team for the man accused in the murder of Montana teacher Sherry Arnold plans to bring four experts to testify on his mental fitness for trial, one of the lawyers said Monday.

Michael Spell was moved recently from the state hospital in…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Defense in Arnold trial asking for hearing to determine mental fitness

January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The defense team for the man accused in the murder of Montana teacher Sherry Arnold plans to bring four experts to testify on his mental fitness for trial, one of the lawyers said Monday.

Michael Spell was moved recently from the state hospital in…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Defendant in Arnold trial back in jail

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIDNEY, Mont. — The defendant in the trial for the murder of Montana teacher Sherry Arnold has returned to jail after a mental evaluation at the state hospital.
Michael Spell, 24, was at the Montana State Hospital in Warm Springs since November, T…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Defendant in Arnold trial back in jail

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIDNEY, Mont. — The defendant in the trial for the murder of Montana teacher Sherry Arnold has returned to jail after a mental evaluation at the state hospital.
Michael Spell, 24, was at the Montana State Hospital in Warm Springs since November, T…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hearing set on death penalty in Montana murder case

September 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. A judge has scheduled a November hearing to decide whether a Colorado man charged with killing an eastern Montana teacher should be declared ineligible for the death penalty. Continue Reading

MT prosecutor opposes attempt to rule out death

June 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. An eastern Montana prosecutor said Wednesday that he will oppose attempts to declare one of the suspects in the killing of a Sidney teacher ineligible for the death penalty. Continue Reading

Defense in Sherry Arnold case seeks to avoid death

June 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. Defense attorneys for one of two men charged in the killing of a Montana high school teacher said Tuesday that their client should be ruled ineligible for the death penalty because he is mentally disabled. Continue Reading

Remains identified as kidnapped Montana teacher

March 22, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) A Montana community shaken by the kidnapping of a popular high school math teacher finally got some closure Thursday, as authorities identified a body found in neighboring North Dakota as missing teacher Sherry Arnold. Continue Reading

Montana kidnapping suspects plead not guilty

February 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

SIDNEY, Mont. (AP) Family and friends of one of the two suspects in a brutal Montana kidnapping described him as an illiterate young father who was eager for work when he fell under the sway of a convicted criminal promising lucrative employment in the Bakken oil fields. Continue Reading