Two men have been charged in connection with the 2008 prison slaying of John Carlin III, who was serving a 99-year prison term after he and Mechele Linehan of Olympia were convicted in a 1996 slaying.
ANCHORAGE - An Olympia woman accused of conspiring to kill a man in Anchorage has been given more freedom on bail while she awaits her second murder trial.
Mechele Linehan is seeking looser bail conditions as she awaits her second murder trial.
Sandy McWilliams, Mechele Linehan's mother, Wednesday was added to the list of third-party custodians approved to monitor Linehan, who faces a second murder trial.
Anchorage - Mechele Linehan may be set free on bail until her new trial on murder charges begins, a state Superior Court judge decided Wednesday.
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Mechele Linehan, who has remained behind bars since her conviction for murder was overturned three months ago, appeared in court Tuesday for the first time in years to begin the process of getting out on bail and preparing for a new trial.
Mechele Linehan, whose high-profile murder conviction was overturned earlier this year and who will now stand trial again for the 1996 killing of Kent Leppink, was rushed from prison to an Anchorage hospital last week for emergency surgery, her mother says.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska will retry a former Olympia resident whose conviction for murdering her former fiance was overturned earlier this month, state Attorney General Dan Sullivan said Monday.
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A former fiance of Mechele Linehan took the stand Wednesday in her murder trial, painting a picture of the friendships between her and the men around her at the time that one of them, Kent Leppink, was killed.
Jury selection in the murder trial of Mechele Linehan of Olympia continued Monday in Anchorage, Alaska. The judge questioned jurors in his office, not in open court, and the process was expected to continue today.