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Joseph E. Duncan: Federal Sentencing

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  • Transcript: Duncan makes closing arguments against death penalty

    Transcript: Duncan makes closing arguments against death penalty

    Tuesday, October 27 2015 2:05 PM EDT2015-10-27 18:05:26 GMT
    Tuesday, October 27 2015 2:05 PM EDT2015-10-27 18:05:26 GMT
    BOISE, Idaho - Convicted killer Joseph Duncan has made his closing arguments in the eligibility phase of his death penalty trial. His statements amounted largely to a killer's confession.>>
    BOISE, Idaho - Convicted killer Joseph Duncan has made his closing arguments in the eligibility phase of his death penalty trial. His statements amounted largely to a killer's confession. The judge interrupted Duncan several times to remind him he must make an argument regarding evidence, and advised him to speak with his standby counsel. >>INSIDE: Excerpts from Duncan's Closing Argument | Details | Comments>>
  • Judge dismisses Duncan's appeal notice

    Judge dismisses Duncan's appeal notice

    BOISE, Idaho. - Convicted killer Joseph Edward Duncan III says he does not want to appeal any part of his death penalty case and understands the implications of waiving his right to do so.>>
    BOISE, Idaho. - Convicted killer Joseph Edward Duncan III says he does not want to appeal any part of his death penalty case and understands the implications of waiving his right to do so. U.S. District Judge Edward Lodge accepted Duncan's answers during a hearing Monday, then dismissed the appeal notice filed earlier this month by Duncan's standby legal team. INSIDE>> The Duncan Archives | Details...>>
  • Judge to decide whether Joseph Duncan will appeal death sentence

    Judge to decide whether Joseph Duncan will appeal death sentence

    BOISE, Idaho- Defense attorneys for convicted killer Joseph Edward Duncan III are criticizing a hearing scheduled by a federal judge.>>
    BOISE, Idaho- Defense attorneys for convicted killer Joseph Edward Duncan III are criticizing a hearing scheduled by a federal judge in Boise to determine whether Duncan really wants to appeal his death sentence. >>
  • INSIDE>> The Duncan Archives

    House where Duncan victims died to be demolished

    House where Duncan victims died to be demolished

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho. - The home along Interstate 90 where Joseph Edward Duncan killed three members of a family will be demolished soon.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho. - The home along Interstate 90 where Joseph Edward Duncan killed three members of a family will be demolished soon.Attorneys say they no longer need the house for evidence in the case against Duncan. The Idaho Transportation Department owns the house and says it will be removed soon. Duncan burst into the home in 2005 and beat three family members to death with a hammer so he could kidnap and molest Shasta and Dylan Groene.>>
  • Convicted child killer Duncan files appeal notice

    Convicted child killer Duncan files appeal notice

    BOISE, Idaho. - A man who was convicted of murdering four people and sentenced to death for one of the murders has filed a notice of appeal in federal court. >>
    BOISE, Idaho. - A man convicted of murdering four people and sentenced to death for one of the murders has filed a notice of appeal in federal court. Joseph Edward Duncan III was given three death sentences and three life imprisonment sentences in federal court earlier this year for the 205 kidnapping, sexual abuse and torture of 9-year-old Dylan Groene and 8-year-old Shasta Groene, and for Dylan's murder. INSIDE>> The Duncan Archives >>
  • Jury sentences Duncan to death

    Jury sentences Duncan to death

    BOISE, Idaho - A federal jury sentenced confessed child killer Joseph Edward Duncan III to death Wednesday. The jury deliberated for only three hours before reaching the unanimous verdict.>>
    BOISE, Idaho - A federal jury sentenced confessed child killer Joseph Duncan to death Wednesday. The jury deliberated for only three hours before reaching the unanimous verdict. As often seen throughout the sentencing hearing, he sat with his eyes closed, or looking directly at the jury with his hands folded in front of his face. >>INSIDE: Details | Lead Prosecutor comments | Victim's family reacts>>
  • Prosecution and defense rest in Duncan sentencing hearing

    Prosecution and defense rest in Duncan sentencing hearing

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    BOISE, Idaho. - Federal prosecutors have finished presenting evidence in their death sentencing case against convicted killer Joseph Edward Duncan III. >>
    BOISE, Idaho. - Federal prosecutors have finished presenting evidence in their death sentencing case against convicted killer Joseph Edward Duncan III. Duncan, who is representing himself, has declined to present any witnesses on his own behalf. That means a federal jury will hear closing arguments Wednesday and then begin deliberations on whether Duncan should spend life in prison without parole or be executed for his crimes.>>
  • Retired Bothell officer testifies at Duncan hearing in Boise

    Retired Bothell officer testifies at Duncan hearing in Boise

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    BOISE, Idaho. - A retired Bothell police detective testified Tuesday in Boise at the sentencing hearing that will determine whether Joseph Edward Duncan should be executed.>>
    BOISE, Idaho. - A retired Bothell police detective testified Tuesday in Boise at the sentencing hearing that will determine whether Joseph Edward Duncan should be executed. The former officer, Dennis Nizzi, told the jury about the discovery of the bodies of two girls that Duncan has admitted killing. A FBI agent testified yesterday that Duncan confessed to killing half-sisters Sammiejo White and Carmen Cubias.>>
  • Second phase of sentencing opens in Duncan case

    Second phase of sentencing opens in Duncan case

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    BOISE, Idaho. - Federal prosecutors told a jury Monday that convicted killer Joseph Edward Duncan III had killed at least three times before 2005, when his attack on a northern Idaho family left four dead.>>
    BOISE, Idaho. - Federal prosecutors told a jury Monday that convicted killer Joseph Edward Duncan III had killed at least three times before 2005, when his attack on a northern Idaho family left four dead. The testimony in U.S. District Court is designed to convince a jury that Duncan should be executed for the kidnapping, torture and murder of 9-year-old Dylan Groene in 2005.>>
  • Jurors shown Duncan's torture videotape

    Jurors shown Duncan's torture videotape

    BOISE, Idaho - Jurors in the sentencing phase for convicted killer Joseph Duncan watched a video Thursday of Duncan torturing Dylan Groene, despite a motion filed Wednesday by Steven Groene to restrict viewing of the tape.>>
    BOISE, Idaho - Jurors in the sentencing phase for convicted killer Joseph Duncan watched a videotape Thursday of Duncan torturing Dylan Groene, despite a motion filed Wednesday by Steven Groene to restrict viewing of the tape. Duncan objected before the tape was played, saying "The video will turn this jury into my victims. I will be tried by a jury of victims not my peers." >>INSIDE: Details | Video | Links>>
  • Expert says Duncan's shotgun wouldn't accidentally fire

    Expert says Duncan's shotgun wouldn't accidentally fire

    Duncan used this log to barricade a dead-end leading to the campsite in Montana where he held two children captive and murdered one.Duncan used this log to barricade a dead-end leading to the campsite in Montana where he held two children captive and murdered one.
    BOISE, Idaho - During witness testimony in the sentencing phase of convicted killer Joseph Duncan Wednesday, an FBI firearms experts told jurors Duncan's shotgun could not have discharged accidentally, killing Dylan Groene.>>
    BOISE, Idaho - During witness testimony in the sentencing phase of convicted killer Joseph Duncan Wednesday, an FBI firearms experts told jurors Duncan's shotgun could not have discharged accidentally, killing Dylan Groene. FBI John Webb's testimony debunked Duncan's previous claim that he accidently shot Dylan. >>INSIDE: More Info | Videos | KHQ&A Discussion | Comments>>
  • Jurors watch videos Duncan made with kidnapped children

    Jurors watch videos Duncan made with kidnapped children

    BOISE, Idaho - Jurors took a first look Friday at photos and videos found on convicted killer Joseph Duncan's laptop and microdrive.>>
    BOISE, Idaho - Jurors took a first look Friday at photos and videos found on convicted killer Joseph Duncan's laptop and microdrive.>>
  • Jury hears disturbing letter from Duncan to his mother

    Jury hears disturbing letter from Duncan to his mother

    Throughout the letter Duncan appeared to struggle with God, at one point wishing he could kill himself.Throughout the letter Duncan appeared to struggle with God, at one point wishing he could kill himself.
    BOISE, Idaho - In a letter presented as evidence by the prosecution Friday morning, a letter written by Duncan to his mother, the convicted killer blamed society for feeding the evil in his heart.>>
    BOISE, Idaho - During sentencing proceedings for Joseph Duncan Friday morning, an Idaho State Police detective read a letter written by Duncan to his mother, in which the convicted killer blamed society for feeding the evil in his heart. In the letter he wrote there is "love in my heart and yet at the same time there is a huge reservoir of hatred." >>INSIDE: More Details | Previous Coverage | Excerpt from the Letter>>
  • Groene shares letters from children; Duncan questions FBI agent

    Groene shares letters from children; Duncan questions FBI agent

    BOISE, Idaho. - Witnesses, including Steve Groene, began taking the stand Thursday in the sentencing phase of convicted killer Joseph Duncan's federal murder case. >>INSIDE: More information | Court Documents>>
    BOISE, Idaho. - Witnesses, including Steve Groene, began taking the stand Thursday in the sentencing phase of convicted killer Joseph Duncan's murder case. The first detective to arrive at the murder scene spoke of how the case "pushed him to the end," and the court was shown letters Dylan and Shasta wrote their dad while held captive. >>INSIDE: Details | Previous Coverage | Court Docs>>
  • Duncan Sentencing: Police interview with Shasta played in court

    Duncan Sentencing: Police interview with Shasta played in court

    BOISE, Idaho - During the sentencing for convicted killer Joseph Duncan Thursday, the goverment played a tape Coeur d'Alene police officer Shane Avriett recorded in his patrol car the night Shasta Groene was finally found.>>
    BOISE, Idaho - During the sentencing for convicted killer Joseph Duncan Thursday, the goverment played a tape a Coeur d'Alene police officer recorded in his patrol car the night Shasta Groene was finally found after being kidnapped seven weeks earlier. >>INSIDE: Transcript of Recording | Previous Coverage>>
  • Jury selected; opening statements made in Duncan sentencing

    Jury selected; opening statements made in Duncan sentencing

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    BOISE, Idaho. - The jury was selected and opening statements were made Wednesday in the sentencing phase of convicted killer Joseph Duncan's federal murder case. >>INSIDE: More information | Court Documents>>
    BOISE, Idaho. - The jury was selected and opening statements were made Wednesday in the sentencing phase of convicted killer Joseph Duncan's federal murder case. >>INSIDE: More Info | Previous Coverage | Court Docs>>
  • Judge closes court during Duncan victim testimony

    Judge closes court during Duncan victim testimony

    BOISE, Idaho. - A federal judge has ruled in favor of closing the courtroom when the lone surviving victim takes the stand during the sentencing of convicted killer Joseph Edward Duncan III.>>
    BOISE, Idaho. - A federal judge has ruled in favor of closing the courtroom when the lone surviving victim takes the stand during the sentencing of convicted killer Joseph Edward Duncan III.>>
  • Jury selection ruling issued in Duncan Case

    Jury selection ruling issued in Duncan Case

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    BOISE, Idaho. - According to court documents, convicted killer Joseph Duncan has the option to request that his standby counsel conduct the jury selection in the penalty phase of the federal case.>>
    BOISE, Idaho. - According to court documents, convicted killer Joseph Duncan has the option to request that his standby counsel conduct the jury selection in the penalty phase of the federal case. Duncan's standby counsel maintains that conducting the jury selection on behalf of Duncan would encroach on his right to self-representation. INSIDE>> Court Documents | Handwritten letter from Duncan>>
  • Duncan's standby counsel want no part in jury selection

    Duncan's standby counsel want no part in jury selection

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Former attorneys and present stand-by counsel for convicted killer Joseph Duncan objected Friday, to being involved in jury selection for his death penalty trial.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Former attorneys and present stand-by counsel for convicted killer Joseph Duncan objected Friday, to being involved in jury selection for his death penalty trial. The judge who earlier this week ruled that Duncan can represent himself disagreed. >>INSIDE: Details | Official Court Documents>>
  • Duncan's defense wants graphic video made public

    Duncan's defense wants graphic video made public

    BOISE, Idaho. - Defense lawyers for convicted child killer Joseph Edward Duncan III have asked a federal judge to make public a video that depicts Duncan torturing the child he later killed.>>
    BOISE, Idaho. - Defense lawyers for convicted child killer Joseph Edward Duncan III have asked a federal judge to make public a video that depicts Duncan torturing the child he later killed.>>
  • Court rules Duncan mentally competent

    Court rules Duncan mentally competent

    BOISE, Idaho. - The Court in the case of convicted killer Joseph Duncan has issued an order that declares Duncan to be mentally competent to proceed in the case. >>
    BOISE, Idaho. - The Court in the case of convicted killer Joseph Duncan has issued an order that declares Duncan to be mentally competent to proceed in the case. The judge also set a hearing date for further proceedings on Duncan's motion to proceed Pro Se (defend himself).>>
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  • Transcript: Duncan makes closing arguments against death penalty

    Transcript: Duncan makes closing arguments against death penalty

    Tuesday, October 27 2015 2:05 PM EDT2015-10-27 18:05:26 GMT
    Tuesday, October 27 2015 2:05 PM EDT2015-10-27 18:05:26 GMT
    BOISE, Idaho - Convicted killer Joseph Duncan has made his closing arguments in the eligibility phase of his death penalty trial. His statements amounted largely to a killer's confession.>>
    BOISE, Idaho - Convicted killer Joseph Duncan has made his closing arguments in the eligibility phase of his death penalty trial. His statements amounted largely to a killer's confession. The judge interrupted Duncan several times to remind him he must make an argument regarding evidence, and advised him to speak with his standby counsel. >>INSIDE: Excerpts from Duncan's Closing Argument | Details | Comments>>
  • Duncan receives 3 additional life sentences

    Duncan receives 3 additional life sentences

    Tuesday, October 27 2015 2:03 PM EDT2015-10-27 18:03:36 GMT
    Nov 3, 2008 05:47 PM PST 2015-10-27 18:03:36 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash.- The Joseph Duncan state sentencing Monday morning at 8:30 went as scheduled. The judge handed down three concurrent life sentences.

     
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    SPOKANE, Wash.- The Joseph Duncan state sentencing Monday morning at 8:30 went as scheduled. The judge handed down three concurrent life sentences. Following the state sentencing, in Duncan's sentencing in Federal Court, Duncan received 3 additional life sentences as well as four 10 year sentences for the remaining 7 charges. Duncan pled guilty to all of the charges in December 2007 in a plea deal.>>
  • Duncan asks judge for permission to represent himself

    Duncan asks judge for permission to represent himself

    BOISE, Idaho - Joseph Edward Duncan III has asked a federal judge to allow him to act as his own attorney during his death sentencing hearing.>>
    BOISE, Idaho - Joseph Edward Duncan III has asked a federal judge to allow him to act as his own attorney during his death sentencing hearing.>>
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