Albrecht Muth

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Hunger Strike Brings Bizarre DC Murder Trial to Virtual Standstill

The already-bizarre criminal case of a slain German socialite and journalist has been brought to a virtual standstill by her husband’s refusal to eat, which has left the defendant unable to sit or stand on his own and at risk of death.

03/22/2013

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Albrecht Muth’s Trial To Continue With Him in the Hospital

A District of Columbia judge says he plans to move forward with a trial for a German man charged in his wife’s death, even if the defendant is absent from the courtroom.

03/14/2013

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Prosecutor: DC Man Charged in Domestic Slaying Fasting, Delaying Trial

A German man charged with killing his much-older wife has been starving himself and is in poor health, a doctor said Wednesday, but a judge said he intended to move forward with the trial.

02/06/2013

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Competency Finding Challenged In Socialite’s Death

Defense lawyers said Thursday they would challenge a finding that a German man is competent to stand trial in the killing of his much older wife inside their Washington home.

09/07/2012

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German Man Charged In D.C. Slaying Of 91-Year-Old Socialite Wife Due In Court

A District of Columbia man charged with killing his wife inside their Georgetown row home is due in court.

06/21/2012

A 28-year-old Mount Nebo man and his 21-year-old stepdaughter have been charged with incest despite the fact they are not blood relatives and are both above the legal age of consent. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Man Accused In 91-Year-Old Wife’s Death To Remain Held One More Month

A German-born man charged with killing his 91-year-old wife in Washington will spend at least another month at a mental health hospital after doctors suggested he is not well enough for trial.

03/14/2012

A 28-year-old Mount Nebo man and his 21-year-old stepdaughter have been charged with incest despite the fact they are not blood relatives and are both above the legal age of consent. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Case Of 91-Year-Old Slain Socialite Viola Drath Takes Bizarre Turn

The case of a 91-year-old slain socialite took a bizarre turn Monday when the accused murder, her husband, fired his attorneys and blamed her death on an international hit.

02/27/2012

A 28-year-old Mount Nebo man and his 21-year-old stepdaughter have been charged with incest despite the fact they are not blood relatives and are both above the legal age of consent. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Albrecht Muth Hospitalized, Misses Court Date For Killing 91-Year Old Wife

A German-born man charged with killing his 91-year-old socialite wife missed a scheduled court appearance Friday because he’s been hospitalized for an undisclosed medical problem.

02/03/2012

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Man Who Says He’s An Iraqi General Claims ‘Iranian Agents’ Killed Wife

Judge rules that Albrecht Muth can represent himself in the murder trail of his wife Viola Drath

11/21/2011

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