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.
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.
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.
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.
A District of Columbia man charged with killing his wife inside their Georgetown row home is due in court.
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.
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.
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.
Judge rules that Albrecht Muth can represent himself in the murder trail of his wife Viola Drath