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15 Years After Chandra Levy's Murder, Gary Condit Speaks

Continues to insist he didn't have affair with Levy

(Newser) - Former congressman Gary Condit is speaking out publicly for the first time in 15 years over Chandra Levy's murder in 2001. Levy was an intern at the Federal Bureau of Prisons in DC when she vanished while jogging, and her remains were found in a park. Investigators at the... More »

Man Convicted in Chandra Levy's Death Won't be Retried

Ingmar Guandique will be released from prison and faces deportation

(Newser) - Prosecutors announced Thursday that they will not retry a man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy, saying they can no longer prove their case in the 15-year-old slaying that thrust former congressman Gary Condit into the national spotlight. The US Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia issued... More »

Chandra Levy Killer's Appeal Roiled by Mystery

New information could discredit witness for prosecution

(Newser) - Two years after Ingmar Guandique was found guilty of the 2001 murder of Chandra Levy, mysterious new information that could undermine a prosecution witness has reportedly emerged—and it's apparently so serious that lawyers on both sides have met in secret hearings, reports USA Today . With court proceedings sealed,... More »

Condit Refuses to Testify About Romance With Levy

He takes the stand, denies killing her

(Newser) - Gary Condit took the stand today in the Chandra Levy trial, telling jurors he didn't murder the Washington intern but dodging questions about their relationship, describing her only as "a constituent and a friend of mine." When the prosecution asked why the former California rep never acknowledged an... More »

Chandra Levy Trial Begins

But her suspected murderer is far from the most well-known name in the case

(Newser) - Chandra Levy’s suspected murderer finally goes on trial today, more than nine years after the Washington intern disappeared—but most Americans probably don’t even know his name. Ingmar Guandique, an illegal immigrant from El Salvador who was convicted in 2001 of assaulting two other women in the same... More »

Levy Murder Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

(Newser) - The man accused of killing federal intern Chandra Levy has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and other charges. Twenty-seven-year-old Ingmar Guandique was arraigned today in District of Columbia Superior Court on six counts, including murder, kidnapping, and attempted sexual abuse. He pleaded not guilty to all counts. A judge... More »

Police Ready Arrest Warrant in Chandra Levy Case

(Newser) - Investigators in the 2001 slaying of Chandra Levy have prepared an arrest warrant for a Salvadoran immigrant convicted of similar attacks in the park where the former intern disappeared, a source close to the investigation said. An arrest is thought to be imminent. A second source said the break in... More »

Arrest Near in Chandra Levy Case

DC inmate told fellow prisoners he'd killed intern: reports

(Newser) - Police are close to an arrest in the case of Chandra Levy, killed 8 years ago in a case that made national headlines, reports ABC affiliate KGO-TV of San Francisco. Authorities have told her parents about the break. The suspect is a Washington inmate named Ingmar Guandigue, says NBC's WRC-TV ... More »

7 Years on, Chandra Murder Still a Mystery

Washington Post investigates murder mystery after 7 years

(Newser) - The storm of press on the 2001 murder of Chandra Levy gave way to the 9/11 attacks—but the mystery was never solved. Today, the Washington Post begins a 12-part series probing the investigation and a number of pitfalls along the way. The first piece examines the early stages of... More »

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