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Investigator: No mistreatment or unfair prosecution against Matthew Stewart

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 22 2014 - 9:20am

PDF: Click to read the Cache County Attorney Confidential Memo on Matthew David StewartOGDEN -- An independent review has concluded there were no indications of mistreatment by jail staff or unduly biased adjudication against Matthew David Stewart leading up to the murder suspect's May 24, 2013 suicide by hanging. The report, obtained by the...

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2 years after Stewart shootout: Ogden police chief speaks out

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 3 2014 - 4:04pm

OGDEN -- It's not an easy night to forget nor is it easy to talk about, but it has already gone down as the most horrific event to ever happen to the Ogden Police Department. Two years after the incident, Ogden Police Chief Mike Ashment wants to clear the air and several misconceptions about the Jan. 4, 2012 shootout that took the life of Officer...

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Investigator: No mistreatment or unfair prosecution against Matthew Stewart

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 22 2014 - 9:20am

PDF: Click to read the Cache County Attorney Confidential Memo on Matthew David StewartOGDEN -- An independent review has concluded there were no indications of mistreatment by jail staff or unduly biased adjudication against Matthew David Stewart leading up to the murder suspect's May 24, 2013 suicide by hanging. The report, obtained by the...

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Evidence includes Stewart’s interview audiotapes from hospital bed

This Weber County Attorney’s Office evidence photo from the Ogden home of Matthew David Stewart shows Stewart dressed in what may have been a Halloween costume. The red sticks that look like dynamite are actually painted PVC pipe.

Tim Gurrister
Jun 26 2013 - 12:20am

OGDEN -- A huge cache of evidence released this week by prosecutors includes video of police interviews of Matthew David Stewart the day after his shootout with police serving a pot warrant at his home.Stewart was wounded along with six officers, one fatally. He is at times not clearly heard on the tapes, but a summary of his first interview says...

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Stewart supporters take vigil to county attorney's house

Marchers taking part in a candlelight vigil in honor of Matthew Stewart stop in front of the home of Weber County Attorney Dee Smith in South Ogden on Wednesday. About 100 people waited in Smith's front yard and the two sides faced each other in silence for around one minute before the marchers were escorted away. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Bubba Brown
Jun 6 2013 - 12:29am

SOUTH OGDEN -- Hoisting signs and candles, supporters of Matthew David Stewart gathered Wednesday evening and marched to the home of Weber County Attorney Dee Smith. They were there to continue the fight, they said, that ended up taking Stewart's life.

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Officials: Accused cop-killer Stewart refused jail’s mental health services, committed suicide

At the Weber County Building in Ogden on Friday, Weber County Sheriff Terry Thompson talks with the media about Matthew David Stewart’s suicide. Stewart fired on officers serving a “knock and announce” search warrant in January 2012, killing one officer and injuring six others. He was facing trial next April and the possibility of the death penalty, plus on Wednesday, a judge denied a challenge by Stewart’s defense team that the warrant was obtained illegally. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)

Bryon Saxton
May 25 2013 - 12:02am

OGDEN -- Weber-Morgan Narcotics Strike Force officers serving a "knock and announce" search warrant on Matthew David Stewart's Ogden home Jan. 4, 2012, were clearly identifiable and, in spite of it, were fired on multiple times by Stewart, resulting in one officer's death and a half-dozen officers being wounded, says Weber County Attorney Dee...

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Stewart hanged himself with bedsheet, authorities say

File photo (STANDARD-EXAMINER)

Bryon Saxton
May 24 2013 - 11:41am

OGDEN - Accused police killer Matthew David Stewart hanged himself with a bedsheet in his Weber County Jail cell early Friday, County Attorney Dee Smith said today.Jailers checked on Stewart one hour earlier, Smith said. He termed the watch on Stewart as "vigilant.""Suicides in correctional facilities are a microcosm of our society," Sheriff Terry...

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Family: Matthew Stewart found dead in jail cell

Matthew David Stewart during day 3 of his preliminary trial at Second District Courthouse in Ogden on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. Standard-Examiner File Photo

Staff
May 24 2013 - 8:29am

OGDEN -- A defense attorney for Matthew David Stewart said the 38-year-old Ogden resident was found hanged in his jail cell this morning. Independent confirmation from the Weber County Jail was not available. Sheriff's spokesman Mark Lowther said a news conference was set for 11 a.m. at the Weber County Commission offices.

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Video shows officers scrambling for vests as shots ring out

A screen grab of video released Monday of the Jan. 4 police shootout at the home of Matthew David Stewart at 3268 Jackson Ave.

Scott Schwebke
Apr 16 2012 - 10:42pm

OGDEN -- The Ogden Police Department released a new dash-cam video Monday of a deadly Jan. 4 shootout that provides a closer look at patrol officers scrambling to retrieve bulletproof vests from their vehicles while gunfire rings out around them. The Standard-Examiner obtained the latest two hour and 20 minute video through a state public records...

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Video shows police removing Stewart from crime scene

(Courtesy photo) Police stand around accused police shooter Matthew David Stewart laying on the street after carrying him out of his house in the frame grab from a Riverdale Police car dashboard camera.

Scott Schwebke
Apr 10 2012 - 7:22pm

OGDEN -- Policemen dragging wounded shooting suspect Matthew Stewart into the street is among the stark images on dash-cam video released Tuesday of a fatal Jan. 4 drug raid. The Standard-Examiner obtained videos from the Riverdale and South Ogden police departments through a public records request. In addition, the newspaper received seven Ogden...

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Video shows police transporting Michael Rounkles to the hospital

Staff
Apr 10 2012 - 10:11am

The video at left shows police transporting injured Ogden police officer Michael Rounkles to the hospital after he sustained a gunshot wound during a Jan. 4 drug raid at the home of alleged shooter Matthew David Stewart in Ogden.

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Evidence includes Stewart’s interview audiotapes from hospital bed

This Weber County Attorney’s Office evidence photo from the Ogden home of Matthew David Stewart shows Stewart dressed in what may have been a Halloween costume. The red sticks that look like dynamite are actually painted PVC pipe.

Tim Gurrister
Jun 26 2013 - 12:20am

OGDEN -- A huge cache of evidence released this week by prosecutors includes video of police interviews of Matthew David Stewart the day after his shootout with police serving a pot warrant at his home.Stewart was wounded along with six officers, one fatally. He is at times not clearly heard on the tapes, but a summary of his first interview says...

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GALLERY: Matthew David Stewart evidence photos released

The full body of evidence in the Matthew David Stewart case was released.

Contributed
Jun 25 2013 - 3:54pm

The full body of evidence in the Matthew David Stewart case was released. The slideshow contains a selection of the images.

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GALLERY: Prosecution and defense evidence photos in Mathew David Stewart case

Prosecution evidence photos in Mathew David Stewart case. (Contributed Photo)

Contributed
Jun 6 2013 - 2:48pm

Prosecution and defense evidence photos in Mathew David Stewart case

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Stewart supporters take vigil to county attorney's house

Marchers taking part in a candlelight vigil in honor of Matthew Stewart stop in front of the home of Weber County Attorney Dee Smith in South Ogden on Wednesday. About 100 people waited in Smith's front yard and the two sides faced each other in silence for around one minute before the marchers were escorted away. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Bubba Brown
Jun 6 2013 - 12:29am

SOUTH OGDEN -- Hoisting signs and candles, supporters of Matthew David Stewart gathered Wednesday evening and marched to the home of Weber County Attorney Dee Smith. They were there to continue the fight, they said, that ended up taking Stewart's life.

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GALLERY: Vigil and March in Memory of Matthew Stewart

Supporters of Matthew Stewart gathered in South Ogden for a candle light vigil and march past the home of Weber County Attorney Dee Smith on Wednesday, June, 5, 2013. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Jun 5 2013 - 11:44pm

Supporters of Matthew Stewart gathered in South Ogden for a candle light vigil and march past the home of Weber County Attorney Dee Smith on Wednesday, June, 5, 2013.

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GALLERY: Police enter Matthew Stewart's home after his death

Weber County CSI officers walk into the former home of Matthew David Stewart in Ogden, Wednesday May 29, 2013. (REYNALDO LEAL/Standard-Examiner)

Reynaldo Leal
May 30 2013 - 5:44am

Police enter Matthew Stewart's home in Ogden, Wednesday May 29, 2013.

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Officials: Accused cop-killer Stewart refused jail’s mental health services, committed suicide

At the Weber County Building in Ogden on Friday, Weber County Sheriff Terry Thompson talks with the media about Matthew David Stewart’s suicide. Stewart fired on officers serving a “knock and announce” search warrant in January 2012, killing one officer and injuring six others. He was facing trial next April and the possibility of the death penalty, plus on Wednesday, a judge denied a challenge by Stewart’s defense team that the warrant was obtained illegally. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)

Bryon Saxton
May 25 2013 - 12:02am

OGDEN -- Weber-Morgan Narcotics Strike Force officers serving a "knock and announce" search warrant on Matthew David Stewart's Ogden home Jan. 4, 2012, were clearly identifiable and, in spite of it, were fired on multiple times by Stewart, resulting in one officer's death and a half-dozen officers being wounded, says Weber County Attorney Dee...

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Stewart hanged himself with bedsheet, authorities say

File photo (STANDARD-EXAMINER)

Bryon Saxton
May 24 2013 - 11:41am

OGDEN - Accused police killer Matthew David Stewart hanged himself with a bedsheet in his Weber County Jail cell early Friday, County Attorney Dee Smith said today.Jailers checked on Stewart one hour earlier, Smith said. He termed the watch on Stewart as "vigilant.""Suicides in correctional facilities are a microcosm of our society," Sheriff Terry...

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