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Autopsies of 7 Utah County infants completed

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 12:13pm

PLEASANT GROVE -- The Utah State Medical Examiner's Office has completed autopsies of seven infants found in cardboard boxes in a woman's garage.

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Taylorsville woman found dead was suffocated

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 9:52am

TAYLORSVILLE -- Police have identified the victim of a Taylorsville murder as a 59-year-old woman.

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Attorney for West Point teen accused of killing brothers wants hearing closed

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 6:28am

FARMINGTON -- The defense attorney for a 15-year-old boy accused of stabbing to death his two younger brothers said he plans to file a motion to have part of a certification hearing sealed.

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Geary pleads not guilty in death of Layton 1-year-old

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 3:01pm

FARMINGTON --- The man accused of causing the death of 1-year-old Aliyah Faye Wild entered a not guilty plea to the charge.

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Girl, 17, to stand trial in Utah County deputy's killing

The Associated Press
Apr 17 2014 - 1:36pm

PROVO -- A judge on Thursday ordered a teenage girl to stand trial for murder and other charges stemming from a crime spree that left one deputy dead and another injured.

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FBI to help in Utah County baby death case

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press
Apr 17 2014 - 1:33pm

PLEASANT GROVE -- Local authorities are enlisting the help of the FBI to analyze DNA from seven babies found dead in the garage of a woman who has been arrested on six counts of murder.None of the labs in Utah can analyze the type of DNA that has been taken from the tiny corpses, which were found in various stages of decomposition, Pleasant Grove...

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Seamons breaks down at sentencing after victim's mother forgives him

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 12:50pm

OGDEN -- Gregory Seamons looked into the eyes of his victim's mother and broke down after she told him, "I forgive you." Family and friends of Nola Mahon also broke into tears as she implored them to forgive Seamons.

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Taylorsville woman dead; homicide suspected

The Associated Press
Apr 17 2014 - 9:25am

TAYLORSVILLE -- Police in Taylorsville are investigating the suspicious death of a woman whose body was found inside her home.

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Autopsies of 7 Utah County infants completed

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 12:13pm

PLEASANT GROVE -- The Utah State Medical Examiner's Office has completed autopsies of seven infants found in cardboard boxes in a woman's garage.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 12:16pm


Taylorsville woman found dead was suffocated

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 9:52am

TAYLORSVILLE -- Police have identified the victim of a Taylorsville murder as a 59-year-old woman.

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Attorney for West Point teen accused of killing brothers wants hearing closed

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 6:28am

FARMINGTON -- The defense attorney for a 15-year-old boy accused of stabbing to death his two younger brothers said he plans to file a motion to have part of a certification hearing sealed.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 6:28am


Geary pleads not guilty in death of Layton 1-year-old

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 3:01pm

FARMINGTON --- The man accused of causing the death of 1-year-old Aliyah Faye Wild entered a not guilty plea to the charge.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 17 2014 - 3:32pm


Girl, 17, to stand trial in Utah County deputy's killing

The Associated Press
Apr 17 2014 - 1:36pm

PROVO -- A judge on Thursday ordered a teenage girl to stand trial for murder and other charges stemming from a crime spree that left one deputy dead and another injured.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 17 2014 - 5:51pm


FBI to help in Utah County baby death case

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press
Apr 17 2014 - 1:33pm

PLEASANT GROVE -- Local authorities are enlisting the help of the FBI to analyze DNA from seven babies found dead in the garage of a woman who has been arrested on six counts of murder.None of the labs in Utah can analyze the type of DNA that has been taken from the tiny corpses, which were found in various stages of decomposition, Pleasant Grove...

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Seamons breaks down at sentencing after victim's mother forgives him

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 12:50pm

OGDEN -- Gregory Seamons looked into the eyes of his victim's mother and broke down after she told him, "I forgive you." Family and friends of Nola Mahon also broke into tears as she implored them to forgive Seamons.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 17 2014 - 12:57pm


Taylorsville woman dead; homicide suspected

The Associated Press
Apr 17 2014 - 9:25am

TAYLORSVILLE -- Police in Taylorsville are investigating the suspicious death of a woman whose body was found inside her home.

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VIDEO: Mother gives emotional testimony in hearing for man accused in Layton baby's death

Loretta Park, The Associated Press
Apr 8 2014 - 10:44am

BOUNTIFUL --  Jennifer Wilde sobbed through the details about the last days of her baby girl's life.

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VIDEO: A distressed Stephanie Sloop appears in court as evidence in case held up

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 12 2014 - 6:33am

FARMINGTON -- Evidence that could help Stephanie Sloop has not been turned over to the defense, her attorney said.Stephanie Sloop, mother of 4-year-old Ethan Stacy appeared in court on Tuesday. When she got into the courtroom, she looked distressed and wiped away tears.

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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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Witness: Ethan Stacy had burns that 'would cause tremendous pain'

Nathan Sloop attends the final day of his preliminary hearing in the death of Ethan Stacy at Second District Court Friday, April 19, 2013 in Farmington, Utah.  (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)

Loretta Park
Apr 19 2013 - 11:45am

FARMINGTON -- Nathanael Sloop's attorneys plan to challenge Shelby's Law, which allows prosecutors to go after the death penalty when a child dies from either neglect or abuse."Shelby's Law allows for the death penalty for an unintentional killing," said Richard Mauro, defense attorney for Sloop.Mauro and Scott Williams spoke with the media after...

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Longtime letter writer to suspect in 1983 Ogden murder feels 'deceived'

Gregory L. Seamons

Scott Schwebke
Oct 5 2012 - 8:19pm

OGDEN -- From his cell at the Idaho State Correctional Institution, Gregory L. Seamons wrote last month to an Ogden woman about soon being paroled after being in prison for second-degree kidnapping since 2007. The neatly penned two-page letter makes no mention that he had already been interviewed by Ogden detectives, who, through DNA evidence,...

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GALLERY: Boren Family Funeral

Senior Officer with the Provo Police Department, Dan Smith, comforts his son at the funeral for Kelly Boren, her children, Joshua "Jaden" Boren, Haley Boren and her mother, Marie King at Lindquist's Memorial Park in Layton on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Briana Scroggins
Jan 22 2014 - 8:05pm

The funeral for Kelly Boren, her children, Joshua "Jaden" Boren, Haley Boren and her mother, Marie King was held at Lindquist's Layton Chapel in Layton on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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VIDEO: Mother gives emotional testimony in hearing for man accused in Layton baby's death

Loretta Park, The Associated Press
Apr 8 2014 - 10:44am

BOUNTIFUL --  Jennifer Wilde sobbed through the details about the last days of her baby girl's life.

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VIDEO: A distressed Stephanie Sloop appears in court as evidence in case held up

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 12 2014 - 6:33am

FARMINGTON -- Evidence that could help Stephanie Sloop has not been turned over to the defense, her attorney said.Stephanie Sloop, mother of 4-year-old Ethan Stacy appeared in court on Tuesday. When she got into the courtroom, she looked distressed and wiped away tears.

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GALLERY: Boren Family Funeral

Senior Officer with the Provo Police Department, Dan Smith, comforts his son at the funeral for Kelly Boren, her children, Joshua "Jaden" Boren, Haley Boren and her mother, Marie King at Lindquist's Memorial Park in Layton on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Briana Scroggins
Jan 22 2014 - 8:05pm

The funeral for Kelly Boren, her children, Joshua "Jaden" Boren, Haley Boren and her mother, Marie King was held at Lindquist's Layton Chapel in Layton on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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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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Witness: Ethan Stacy had burns that 'would cause tremendous pain'

Nathan Sloop attends the final day of his preliminary hearing in the death of Ethan Stacy at Second District Court Friday, April 19, 2013 in Farmington, Utah.  (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)

Loretta Park
Apr 19 2013 - 11:45am

FARMINGTON -- Nathanael Sloop's attorneys plan to challenge Shelby's Law, which allows prosecutors to go after the death penalty when a child dies from either neglect or abuse."Shelby's Law allows for the death penalty for an unintentional killing," said Richard Mauro, defense attorney for Sloop.Mauro and Scott Williams spoke with the media after...

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Longtime letter writer to suspect in 1983 Ogden murder feels 'deceived'

Gregory L. Seamons

Scott Schwebke
Oct 5 2012 - 8:19pm

OGDEN -- From his cell at the Idaho State Correctional Institution, Gregory L. Seamons wrote last month to an Ogden woman about soon being paroled after being in prison for second-degree kidnapping since 2007. The neatly penned two-page letter makes no mention that he had already been interviewed by Ogden detectives, who, through DNA evidence,...

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GALLERY: Amanda Knox cleared of 2007 killing

Amanda Knox, right, enters the court to hear the verdict that overturns her conviction and acquits her of murdering her British roomate Meredith Kercher, at the Perugia court, Italy, Monday Oct. 3, 2011. An Italian appeals court has thrown out Amanda Knox's murder conviction and ordered the young American freed after nearly four years in prison for the death of her British roommate. Knox collapsed in tears after the verdict was read out Monday. Her co-defendant, Raffaele Sollecito, also was cleared of killing 21-year-old Meredith Kercher in 2007. (AP Photo/Oli Scarff, Pool)

The Associated Press
Oct 3 2011 - 3:42pm

Amanda Knox cleared of 2007 killing of 21-year-old Meredith Kercher

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