Man Sentenced for Strangling Wife Files Appeal - ABC FOX MONTANA NEWS, WEATHER, SPORTS - KTMF/KWYB

Man Sentenced for Strangling Wife Files Appeal

Posted: Updated:
BILLINGS -

A former Billings man who was sentenced for strangling his ex-wife and then dumping her in a river files an appeal.

In 2013, a judge sent Walter “Marty” Larson to prison for 100 years for killing his ex-wife, Susan Casey, in Glendive. Her body was found in the Yellowstone River in 2008.

Attorneys for Larson filed an appeal with the Montana Supreme Court for a new trial, asking the court to withhold information from a 2012 interrogation. In court documents, they say the information was unlawfully obtained as police violated Larson’s right to counsel and right to remain silent.

His attorneys also insist Larson had ineffective counsel because they failed to present video recording of Larson’s interrogation. According to Larson’s attorneys, the transcript of the interrogation was incorrect, which they say the video recording shows.

 

  • LocalMore>>

  • Griego Sentenced to Life Without Parole

    Griego Sentenced to Life Without Parole

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:37:08 GMT
    Billings serial rapist Toby Griego has been sentenced to life without parole.
    Billings serial rapist Toby Griego has been sentenced to life without parole.
  • Majority of Joyce St. Property Owners Want Road Improvements

    Majority of Joyce St. Property Owners Want Road Improvements

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:19 AM EDT2014-07-25 05:19:23 GMT
    Packed in a local restaurant dining room, property owners along Joyce St., in the Heights, gave the city the green light on drawing up plans to improve their street.Over two dozen Joyce St. property owners showed up. At the end of the meeting, it was suggested a hand raising vote be held to let the city know property owners were serious about the road improvement plans.David Mumford, City of Billings Public Works Director, said in September, there will be a final meeting to get the necessary ...
    Packed in a local restaurant dining room, property owners along Joyce St., in the Heights, gave the city the green light on drawing up plans to improve their street.Over two dozen Joyce St. property owners showed up. At the end of the meeting, it was suggested a hand raising vote be held to let the city know property owners were serious about the road improvement plans.David Mumford, City of Billings Public Works Director, said in September, there will be a final meeting to get the necessary ...
  • Lonnie Bells Rings in His 90th Birthday

    Lonnie Bells Rings in His 90th Birthday

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:01 AM EDT2014-07-25 05:01:30 GMT
    For five decades, Lonnie Bell has been on the airwaves in the Magic City and surrounding area. Bell is a well known disc jockey, with connections to some of country music's biggest names: Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Merle Travis, and John Prine, just to name a few.Bell's family and friends came from all over Montana and the country.Bell's granddaughter, Marti Bell said
    For five decades, Lonnie Bell has been on the airwaves in the Magic City and surrounding area. Bell is a well known disc jockey, with connections to some of country music's biggest names: Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Merle Travis, and John Prine, just to name a few.Bell's family and friends came from all over Montana and the country.Bell's granddaughter, Marti Bell said
Powered by WorldNow

Features

  • More Features
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Cowles Montana Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.