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Prosecutors won’t ask for death penalty in Montana teacher murder case

May 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Prosecutors say they will not pursue the death penalty against a Colorado man suspected of killing a teacher in Montana.

The Great Fall Tribune reports that Richland County Attorney Mike Weber has given up on capital punishment for 25-year-old Mic…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

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

Defense seeks to move Sherry Arnold homicide trial

October 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. Attorneys for a Colorado man accused of killing teacher Sherry Arnold are due in court Thursday to argue for the relocation of his trial because of the heavy publicity the case has received in the small eastern Montana community where Arnold taught high school math. Continue Reading

Prosecutors want murder trial in victim’s hometown

August 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. Montana prosecutors have asked a judge to keep the trial in the murder of a high school teacher in her hometown of Sidney, after defense attorneys sought to have the case moved because of fears of bias among potential jurors. Continue Reading

Montana motorcycle driver killed after striking semi truck trailer

August 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A 43-year-old Sidney, Mont., man driving a motorcycle was killed Tuesday afternoon near the Montana-North Dakota state line after he struck the trailer of a semi truck that was trying to make a left turn on Highway 58. Continue Reading

Man accused in Montana teacher’s death cuts deal

August 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

SIDNEY, Mont. One of the men accused of killing an eastern Montana high school teacher has made a deal with prosecutors that would spare him the death penalty in exchange for testifying against his co-defendant. Continue Reading