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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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Mary Alice Thomas, wearing red, is sworn-in before testifying Thursday. Also pictured, Judge John Brennan, private investigator Dave Pfeffer, defendant Linda Henning and her attorney Gary Mitchell.

Friend details Henning’s alien claims

(Albuquerque) Eight days after Girly Chew Hossencofft disappeared, Linda Henning spoke with her good friend, Mary Alice Thomas, inside Henning’s home. Revealing a sword and an unforgettable tale, Henning explained that she’d recently been “appointed queen of the world” and that she must prepare to use the sword in upcoming battles with other queens. “This […]

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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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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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Henning trial begins today with jury selection

(Albuquerque) It’s been three years in the making, but the much-anticipated murder trial of Linda Henning finally begins today with jury selection. Henning, the self-described “mate” of Diazien Hossencofft, is charged with killing his wife, Girly Chew Hossencofft, in 1999. Initially, this appears to be a story that reads like something out of a dime-store […]

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Hossencofft refuses to talk

Convicted killer fails to uphold his end of plea bargain (Albuquerque) Detective Michael Fox hardly seemed surprised. “I expected this, quite honestly.” Fox was referring to what seemed to play out as a charade inside the confines of a locked jury room on the seventh floor of State District Court in Albuquerque Tuesday. But there […]

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