Harold Henthorn

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When a Murder Happens Here, Things Play Out Differently

The Investigative Services Branch is called when crimes occur in national parks

(Newser) - When Investigative Services Branch (ISB) Special Agent Kristy McGee displays her badge while investigating a crime, the reaction is generally a confused one. "They'll say something like, 'What do you guys investigate? Littering?'" she explains to Rachel Monroe. In a lengthy piece for Outside , Monroe reports... More »

Jury Rules in Case of Wife 'Pushed Off Cliff'

Harold Henthorn was accused of first-degree murder

(Newser) - A man accused of pushing his wife off a cliff may spend the rest of his life in prison. Today a Denver jury found Harold Henthorn, 59, guilty of premeditated murder in the death of wife Toni Henthorn, who took a 140-foot fall at Rocky Mountain National Park three years... More »

Prosecutors: Man Stole Wife's $30K Diamond After Murder

Toni Henthorn's rock was missing after fall, but hand wasn't badly injured

(Newser) - A woman whose husband is charged with pushing her to her death off a cliff in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park was wearing her wedding ring when she died, but the expensive diamond was missing, a park ranger testified yesterday. Prosecutors say Harold Henthorn—charged with first-degree murder in... More »

Trial Begins for Man Accused of Shoving Wife Off Cliff

Harold Henthorn's lawyer says deaths of 2 wives were accidental

(Newser) - A man accused of pushing his second wife to her death off a cliff in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park might have killed his first wife in what also appeared to be a freak accident nearly 20 years earlier, prosecutors allege. They will make that argument when a federal... More »

Man Accused of Killing Wife Had Map With 'X'

Documents in Harold Henthorn case also reveal inconsistencies in his stories

(Newser) - Prosecutors say that a 58-year-old Colorado man accused of shoving his wife off a cliff in Rocky Mountain National Park in September 2012 planned her death, fibbed about his employment, and, after marrying her for her money, controlled most aspects of her life, ABC 7 reports. The details:
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Man Accused of Killing Wife in Rocky Mountains

The mysterious death of his first wife in 1995 is also under active investigation

(Newser) - A Colorado man was arrested yesterday on suspicion of murdering his second wife, who fell to her death while the couple hiked during a 12th anniversary celebration in Rocky Mountain National Park in 2012, ABC 7 reports. Harold Henthorn was the only witness to his wife Toni Henthorn's 40-foot... More »

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