Ruling in love triangle murder delays trial

HONOLULU (AP) — A judge ruled that statements an Army medic made to an investigator after his wife was found killed were coerced.

ADVERTISING


HONOLULU (AP) — A judge ruled that statements an Army medic made to an investigator after his wife was found killed were coerced.

A possible appeal of her ruling is delaying trial for Pvt. Michael Walker, who is accused of conspiring with his lover to kill his wife.

ADVERTISING


U.S. District Judge Susan Oki Mollway ruled prosecutors cannot use at trial statements Walker made about his affairs during interrogation. Prosecutors said Friday they’re awaiting U.S. Department of Justice approval to appeal. Trial was scheduled to begin next week.

Catherine Walker was found stabbed to death in 2014 in the couple’s Honolulu military home.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Star-Advertiser's TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email hawaiiwarriorworld@staradvertiser.com.