Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Thursday, September 19, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Day 62° Clear

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: murder plots


Murder-for-hire plot nets Steele 50-year term

Professing his innocence and blaming a vast government conspiracy, self-described “attorney for the damned” Edgar Steele was sentenced Wednesday to 50 years in federal prison for a foiled murder-for-hire plot …


Prosecutors seek to punish ‘heartless’ crimes

A former North Idaho attorney convicted of hiring a hit man to kill his wife faces 50 years in prison when he’s sentenced today for what prosecutors call his “chillingly …


New lawyer seeks retrial for Steele

The recently disbarred lawyer who defended North Idaho attorney Edgar Steele at his murder-for-hire trial said in a motion seeking a new trial for Steele that he acted ineffectively because …


Edgar Steele murder-for-hire trial wrapping up

Lawyers in the Edgar Steele murder-for-hire trial could give closing arguments as early as Wednesday.


Steele murder-for-hire trial moved to April in Boise

Trial for a North Idaho attorney accused of hiring someone to kill his wife has been postponed until late next month and will take place in Boise.


Judge denies change-of-venue request for Steele trial

A federal judge in Idaho has denied a request by defense lawyers to move a murder-for-hire trial to Wyoming.


Prosecutors say Steele sought ‘relationship’ with woman outside U.S.

A North Idaho lawyer accused of hiring a hit man to kill his wife was involved with another woman who received a letter from him after his arrest, federal prosecutors …


Judge rejects murder plot defendant’s bail request

A North Idaho lawyer accused of hiring a hitman to kill his wife remains jailed after a failed attempt by his lawyers to implement a $1 million bond.


Informant in Steele case pleads guilty to weapons charges

An informant in a federal murder-for-hire case who planted a pipe bomb under the intended victim’s car pleaded guilty to two federal weapons charges Thursday in Coeur d’Alene.


Federal case against Steele a sham, say supporters

The reported target in an alleged murder-for-hire plot appears to be supporting the main suspect in the case – her husband, former Aryan Nations lawyer Edgar Steele. Cyndi Steele joined …


Steele pleads not guilty to new charges

The reported victim in an alleged murder-for-hire plot appears to be supporting the main suspect in the case – her husband, former Aryan Nations lawyer Edgar J. Steele.