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A time to pause…

Dear Reader: I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you a Merry Christmas and a safe and happy holiday season. After October’s dramatic month-long murder trial, this holiday season provides an opportunity to pause and reflect on the events that have unfolded since Girly Chew Hossencofft’s disappearance more than three years ago. As of […]

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Linda Henning speaks to her attorney, Gary Mitchell, on Monday as Detective Michael Fox points-out areas of interest on a map before the jury.

Hossencofft likely to testify this week

(Albuquerque) Convicted murderer Diazien Hossencofft is likely to testify in the Linda Henning murder trial this week. Henning’s legal team has prepared a Motion to Transport Hossencofft from the State Penitentiary in Santa Fe to the Bernalillo County Detention Center in Albuquerque so that he may testify Thursday at 9 am. The motion arrived at […]

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Two unidentified friends of Linda Henning are seated in the courtroom to offer her their support.

Three years later, a first look at victim’s bloodied clothing

Sensational testimony also emerges (Albuquerque) After three years of hearing about a mysterious tarp containing Girly Chew Hossencofft’s blood-stained clothing, it was displayed for all to see in court Wednesday morning. The State made the dramatic presentation, revealing Ms. Hossencofft’s bloody blouse, her shorts and her panties. Prosecutors Paul Spiers and Jack Burkhead carefully unfolded […]

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A small fraction of the paperwork in the Henning case appears before the defendant and her attorney.

Jury selection underway in Henning trial

(Albuquerque) The task of selecting a jury in the murder trial of Linda Henning began in New Mexico’s Second Judicial District Court Monday. Prior to bringing in prospective jurors for questioning, members of the media were allowed inside the room for a photo opportunity. Judge John Brennan says he’d like to see a jury selected […]

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Hossencofft statement

Judge: Hossencofft failed to provide a proper statement

Hossencofft to stay in Albuquerque jail until he provides a legitimate statement (Albuquerque) The defense came out swinging. “This is absurd, your Honor,” Diazien Hossencofft’s attorney Mark Robert emphatically stated to the Honorable John Brennan as the District Court judge began to hear the prosecution’s motion to compel compliance this morning. Mr. Robert (pronounced Roh-bair) […]

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