Tag Archives | John Brennan

W. John Brennan

Henning judge arrested on drug charges

(Albuquerque) Albuquerque Police arrested the Honorable W. John Brennan after the state district court judge allegedly tried to elude officers at a DWI checkpoint early this morning. APD says it stopped Brennan after he pulled into a parking lot near the checkpoint at Menaul and University around 12:30 this morning. Police say the judge appeared […]

Continue Reading
004 psychic hearing 041603

Henning’s sentence: 73 years

  (Albuquerque) Linda Henning has spent three and half years behind bars waiting to learn her fate. The answer finally came from District Court Judge W. John Brennan on Friday, April 18, 2003. Brennan sentenced the convicted murderer to a life sentence plus 43 years. In New Mexico, a life sentence is 30 years. Last […]

Continue Reading
Linda Henning with defense team 1 103102

Judge delays Henning sentencing for 60-days

Orders psychological evaluation   (Albuquerque) Judge W. John Brennan Thursday ordered Linda Henning to undergo a psychological evaluation before he imposes his final sentencing upon her. Henning faces anywhere from 30-to-83 years in prison for the murder of Girly Chew Hossencofft and several other crimes connected to the case. Brennan told Henning that he believes […]

Continue Reading
Stephen Zachary 1

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 […]

Continue Reading
Gary Mitchell 1 102902

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 […]

Continue Reading
Linda Henning verdict 2 102502

“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, […]

Continue Reading

Thank you for visiting!