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D.C. Man Who Killed 91-Year-Old Wife Gets 50 Years

A man convicted of killing his 91-year-old wife will spend 50 years in prison for her 2011 murder in Washington.

04/30/2014

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Prosecutors Ask For Life in Socialite’s Killing

Prosecutors say a man convicted of killing his 91-year-old socialite wife in their Washington home should spend life in prison.

04/29/2014

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German Man Convicted of Killing Socialite Wife in Georgetown

A German man who pretended to be a well-connected Iraqi army general has been convicted of first-degree murder in the killing of his 91-year-old socialite wife.

01/16/2014

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Police Interview Shown in Case of Slain D.C. Socialite

Jurors in the trial of a German man charged with killing his 91-year-old wife were shown bloody crime scene photographs Monday and a portion of an interview with homicide detectives in which he referred to the couple’s relationship as a “marriage of convenience.”

01/13/2014

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D.C. Trial Opens in Case of Slain Journalist

Opening statements are expected in the trial of a German man charged with murdering his 91-year-old wife, a journalist and socialite.

01/07/2014

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Trial Postponed in Case of Slain German Journalist

A murder trial has been postponed in the death of an elderly German journalist and socialite in the District of Columbia.

11/30/2013

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German Man Accused in Wife’s Death Seeks Dismissal

A lawyer for a German man charged with killing his 91-year-old wife has asked a judge to dismiss the case, saying law enforcement authorities failed to preserve and turn over evidence that might help his defense.

11/04/2013

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Man Charged in Death of Elderly Wife Ready to Stand Trial

A German man charged with killing his 91-year-old wife has told a judge in a handwritten note that he is “willing, able and ready” for the murder trial.

10/07/2013

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D.C. Judge Postpones Murder Trial for Hunger Striking Defendant

A District of Columbia judge has set a December trial date for a German man charged with killing his elderly wife.

03/25/2013

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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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