Jordan Linn Graham

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Cliff Bride Appeals Her Own Guilty Plea

Her lawyers say judge, prosecutors breached plea deal

(Newser) - Jordan Linn Graham pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in December after pushing her new husband off a cliff to his death, but now she's appealing her own guilty plea and the 30-year prison sentence she received. In the documents filed yesterday, the deadline for appealing the sentence, her lawyers... More »

Newlywed Who Pushed Husband Off Cliff Gets 30 Years

Jordan Linn Graham has no chance of parole

(Newser) - Jordan Linn Graham will spend the next 30 years in prison without the possibility of parole for pushing her husband of eight days off a cliff , reports the Missoulian . The 22-year-old Montana woman pleaded guilty to second-degree murder during her trial last year in the apparent hope that she'd... More »

Newlywed Pleads Guilty in Cliff Murder

Jordan Graham agrees to second-degree charge before closing arguments begin

(Newser) - Jordan Graham isn't taking any chances with a jury: The 22-year-old pleaded guilty to second-murder today after being accused of pushing her husband of eight days off a cliff in Montana, reports CNN . Graham struck the deal after the defense and prosecution rested their cases in her trial , but... More »

Cliff Bride: I Pushed My Husband 'and I Took Off'

FBI statement played during day 3 of trial

(Newser) - The bride accused of pushing her new husband off a cliff to his death wrapped day three of her trial yesterday, and this was the day's standout line: "I pushed him and I took off." That was what Jordan Graham said to the FBI in a recorded... More »

Cliff Bride Allegedly Talked About Killing Mom, Step-Dad

Prosecutors say it helps prove she didn't have 'innocent intent'

(Newser) - A Montana woman who pushed her new husband off a cliff to his death had discussed killing her mother and stepfather about five weeks earlier, prosecutors intend to allege in court. In court filings, prosecutors say they have evidence that 22-year-old Jordan Graham made the remarks, and that they help... More »

Claim: Bride Blindfolded Husband Before Cliff Shove

Defense is no fan of new theory

(Newser) - Lawyers for the bride accused of pushing her husband of eight days to his death from a cliff in Glacier National Park call the July event "a terrible accident." Prosecutors say they can now prove it was no accident at all, but a case of premeditated and, therefore,... More »

Man Who Died in Cliff Fall Was Told Not to Marry Wife

Groomsman says he, others talked to Cody Lee Johnson

(Newser) - A person close to Jordan Linn Graham—the newlywed accused of pushing her husband of eight days off a cliff and to his death in July— says Graham was vocal about not really wanting to get married. And friends of the groom now say they were vocal, too. A member... More »

Cops: New Bride Shoved Husband Over Cliff

She confesses to killing 8 days after wedding

(Newser) - A Montana newlywed turned herself into a widow just eight days into her marriage by pushing her husband off a cliff in Glacier National Park, police say. Jordan Linn Graham, 22, has told investigators that she argued with Cody Johnson, 25, while they walking on a steep hiking trail on... More »

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