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Henning’s fate now with jury

(Albuquerque) 415 Roma Northwest is where Linda Henning has lived for three years now. 24-hours a day. Seven days a week. But she is quite likely to leave the Bernalillo County Detention Center within days. The question: Is Henning destined for the even stricter confines of a New Mexico prison or is she about to […]

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Linda Henning's attorney Gary Mitchell (2nd from right) asks Detective Michael Fox (center) to inspect Girly Chew Hossencofft’s shorts for any sign of a missing button, specifically any loose thread. Also pictured, Court TV’s photographer and prosecutor Paul Spiers.

Defense challenges evidence

(Albuquerque) It hinted of Johnny Cochran challenging the glove in the O.J. Simpson case; Gary Mitchell scrutinising a pair of shorts Wednesday which belonged to Girly Chew Hossencofft. While standing directly before the jury box, Mitchell asked lead detective Michael Fox to inspect the shorts. Mitchell challenged the detective to locate any loose piece of […]

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The Ninja Sword sold to Diazien Hossencofft on September 9, 1999.

Ninja sword a focal point

(Albuquerque) From the bottom of the handle to its very tip it measures 38-inches; the Ninja sword that prosecutors believe is connected to the murder of Girly Chew Hossencofft. Jurors charged with deciding whether or not Linda Henning murdered Ms. Hossencofft got their first look at the sword Friday morning. Police discovered the sword in […]

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Of kisses, swords and child support…

“Physically intimate contact” September 2, 2000 (Albuquerque) It may be hard to believe, but the calendar is just seven days short of marking the anniversary of Girly Hossencofft’s disappearance. Her body has not been found. Two suspects behind bars still await trial. But don’t let the lack of major headlines lull you into thinking that […]

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