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.
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.
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.