Item: Shasta won’t have to testify against Duncan: Prosecution, defense reach agreement/Betsy Z. Russell/Eye On Boise
More Info: Young victim Shasta Groene won’t have to testify in federal court against Joseph Duncan, under an agreement reached by both sides in the case. “The parties will stipulate that S.G. will not be called as a witness at the capital sentencing hearing,” federal prosecutors wrote in a motion filed with the court today. “Her testimony will be presented by statements she made to law enforcement officers in July 2005.”
DFO: This is the best news re: this horrible case in a long, long time.