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Jim Brown served as the jury foreman in the LInda Henning trial. This photo of a television monitor shows Brown speaking with KOB-TV's Mark Horner in an exclusive interview broadcast during a 10pm newscast on Wednesday, October 30, 2002.

Jury foreman sheds light on Henning verdict

He also expresses concern regarding NM law (Albuquerque) Jim Brown says the jury in the Linda Henning murder trial carefully followed the letter-of-the-law when measuring her guilt or innocence. He should know. Brown was the jury’s foreman. The jury convicted Henning of felony murder and several other crimes. But one senses Brown has mixed feelings […]

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The Stephen Zachary letter

The following letter is written by Stephen Zachary, a longtime friend of Linda Henning. Zachary says he reached-out to protect Henning from Hossencofft. It is my understanding that his overtures displeased Henning and she became so angry with him, she eventually disassociated herself from him. Zachary writes the letter to Judge W. John Brennan, who […]

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Jury rejects death penalty

(Albuquerque) As Linda Henning began her walk out of the courtroom late Tuesday afternoon, I asked her if she cared to make a statement about the decision just handed-down by the jury in her murder trial. The jury of 12 men and women unanimously rejected the death penalty, declaring that the aggravating circumstances necessary to […]

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Chew family: Sentence Henning to death!

Exclusive (Albuquerque) Andrew Chew, brother of Girly Chew Hossencofft, has provided me with a copy of his family’s statement which is to be read in court during this week’s sentencing phase of the Linda Henning murder trial. The statement is written by Girly’s father, Mr. Chew Shing Kheng: First of all, we would like to […]

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Reaction from Malaysia

Girly’s parents: “Case is almost closed.” Having checked Malaysia’s The Star website for any coverage on the Henning verdict, I didn’t find any. So, I fired-off an email to Malaysian journalist Bernard See to make sure he was aware of the verdict. Mr. See has written stories about Girly’s story in the past. This morning, […]

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“Guilty”

The jury in the Linda Henning murder trial found her guilty Friday of murdering Girly Chew Hossencofft. Henning could become the first woman executed in New Mexico since the 19th century. That’s because the jury convicted her of “felony” murder and kidnapping. Those two components make her eligible for a death sentence in New Mexico, […]

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