March 26, 2008
Cynthia Hankins and Terry Hankins
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Before a judge imposed sentencing Wednesday on Terry Hankins, who was convicted of murdering his wife, the defendant spoke with his attorneys in an empty courtroom.
As it has been for most of Terry Hankins' murder trial, the moments before his wife's death were a focal point during attorneys' closing arguments Tuesday.
Closing arguments expected today
Although the ongoing murder trial of Terry Hankins was scheduled to last through Friday, attorneys plan to deliver closing arguments this morning.
At the start of the second week of testimony in the Terry Hankins murder trial, the court viewed the most graphic photos to date of Cynthia Hankins' remains.
Arguments focus on minutes before Cynthia's death
After the first week of Terry Hankins' murder trial, the case seems to have boiled down to discerning what happened in the brief amount of time before Cynthia Hankins' death.
Jury sees photos of Cynthia on Day 4
On the fourth day of Terry Hankins' murder trial, the prosecution played an audio recording of Hankins' first confession to killing his wife, Cynthia, and showed the jury the first pictures of her dismembered body.
Jury selection extends to 2nd day in Hankins case
After a day of questioning potential jurors for the Terry Hankins murder trial, Judge Michael O'Hara told the remaining crowd they would have to come back today and that they should plan on staying for most of it.
New finding pushes trial date to August
A murder trial, which was scheduled to begin next week, has been pushed back nearly two months after a judge's ruling Tuesday in Moffat County District Court.
In a court order filed Tuesday, Judge Michael O'Hara agreed with a motion from the 14th Judicial District Attorney's Office to return the murder trial of Terry Hankins to Moffat County District Court.
Prosecutors ask judge to reconsider venue in murder case
The legal wrangling in a Moffat County murder case continued Monday morning with a prosecution filing asking the presiding judge to reconsider trial venue.
Location remains in Routt County for now
On March 25, 2008, Craig man Terry Hankins walked into Moffat County District Court and pleaded not guilty to killing his wife and other charges.
Attorneys attempt to resolve trial date question
Prosecutors trying Terry Hankins' first-degree murder case responded Friday to ongoing written motions in the case, replying to a previous argument made by the defense.
Appeal process cited as reason for murder case postponement
The 14th Judicial District Attorney's Office filed a motion Friday seeking to delay a December murder trial until the Colorado Supreme Court rules on an appeal filed in the case.
Prosecutors to challenge suppressed statements
The 14th Judicial District Attorney's Office filed a notice Friday announcing its intent to appeal a judge's ruling to suppress key statements in a first-degree murder case.
Attorneys in murder case make final arguments
Attorneys involved in a motions hearing in Moffat County District Court made final arguments Tuesday afternoon and await today's decision from Judge Michael O'Hara.
Murder suspect enters plea during Tuesday arraignment
After a series of delays, a Craig man accused of murdering his wife has pleaded not guilty and is scheduled for a jury trial at the end of the year.