Stories tagged: insanity defense
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016
100 years ago in Montana: Defense continues to make case for insanity in Spokane woman’s murder trial
From our archive, 100 years ago Testimony continued about the disturbed state of mind of Miss Edith Colby, on trial for murder in Thompson Falls, Montana.
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Juror defends his not guilty vote in murder trial
From our archives, 100 years ago The jury in the Alfonso Pansieri murder trial failed to reach a verdict, after a lone juror, J.M. Rice, refused to go along with …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Woman who assisted robber sentenced to 2 years in prison
From our archives, 100 years ago Mrs. Emma McCambridge, 20, was sentenced to two years in the penitentiary for luring a fruit stand owner into the woods, where he was …
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Defendent falls asleep at his murder trial
From our archives, 100 years ago Alfonzo Pansieri fell asleep at his own trial for murdering a millinery store owner. The judge ordered the court clerk to try to keep …
Wed., Sept. 10, 2014
CdA teen’s lawyer wants confession of killings tossed
The attorney defending a Coeur d’Alene teenager accused of killing his father and brother has asked a judge to suppress all statements the boy made to police after his arrest, …
Mon., Nov. 26, 2012, 9:14 a.m.
High court rejects appeal over insanity defense
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is refusing to consider whether a criminal defendant has a constitutional right to plead not guilty by reason of insanity.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2011
Lawyers weigh insanity defense
COLVILLE – The suspect charged with killing a Colville man last month is exploring the option of pleading not guilty by reason of insanity, a prospect that bothers the dead …
Thu., Feb. 17, 2011
Insanity hearing raises questions on Strandberg’s health records
Testimony on Wednesday in the insanity hearing of accused killer Cole K. Strandberg raised questions about evaluations and conclusions made by mental health professionals at Eastern State Hospital. Dr. Richard …
Wed., Feb. 16, 2011, 7:06 p.m.
Strandberg testimony questions Eastern State evaluations
Testimony Wednesday in the insanity hearing of accused killer Cole K. Strandberg raised questions about evaluations and conclusions made by mental health professionals at Eastern State Hospital.
Thu., May 6, 2010
Insanity defense acquits driver
A Whitman County judge has acquitted a Moscow, Idaho, man accused of injuring two Washington State University students in a December hit-and-run.