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New photos of Girly Chew Hossencofft

Dear Visitor, On November 8, 2005, I received an e-mail from Mr. Ted Van Zyl. He had recently learned that a kind woman he had met 14 years earlier had, in fact, been murdered. The woman was Girly Chew Hossencofft. Mr. Van Zyl learned about Girly’s death after Girly’s murder had been featured on a […]

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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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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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