The brunt of death penalty appeal costs fall upon the local government. In Weber County, killer Doug Lovell’s case is costing the county at least $100,000 a year just for his defense.
Robin William Lundin, 28, was formally charged Monday with one count of first-degree felony murder, according to online court documents.
Cindy Farnham-Stella — the mother of Heather Miller, 28, who died of a massive injury at the Davis County Jail — said she’s happy changes are being made. Families of the dead “are hopefully seeing some light,” she said.
Christopher Scott Fritz, 20, entered a guilty plea Thursday afternoon to one count of first-degree felony murder, according to court records.
On Sept. 28, a jury convicted Jacquan David Wilson of stabbing another Layton man six times on Nov. 24, 2015, outside of the man’s apartment.
Ogden led the state with eight reported hate crimes in 2016, but the process of accurately reporting the crimes in the United States has plenty of critics.
Landowner Jonathan Ford, contractor Wardell Brothers Construction and Weber County are all pointing fingers after Uintah Highlands water district filed a lawsuit against them over tons of fill dirt dumped from last year’s Skyline Drive project.
A Huntsville murder case from 2008 reached its resolution Tuesday in an Ogden 2nd District courtroom.
Marilee Gardner appeared in 2nd District Court Wednesday morning to plead guilty to one count of attempted murder, a first-degree felony.
Teachers are verbally and physically assaulted on a regular basis. But many of the students have mental or emotional disorders that might make prevention difficult.