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Cold case murder trial under way: Kenai jury hears opening arguments in case of 1982 Seward death

...chest, seven times in the head and five times through the heart. Eacker's jacket, boots and shirt, defense attorney Ben Adams showed with pictures, did not contain any blood. "How did Mr. Eacker stab Mrs. Lister 26 times and get less blood...
Court employees compete, donate a ton of food

...immediately accepted the challenge. The competition was light-hearted, as no one went to court or ended up in tears, Ben Adams, assistant public defendant, said. "Nobody's going to jail," he joked. "No matter what happens the food bank...
SoHi's Marey ends on high note

...Cayce, Jun, 2:05.65. 50-yard Freestyle - 1. Ben Adams, Sitka, 21.57 (STATE RECORD); 2. Aaron Heaslet...1. Wyatt Adams, Ser, 47.00 (STATE RECORD); 2. Ben Adams, Sitka, 47.51; 3. Aaron Heaslet, East, 48.50...
Kasilof rifleman gets 3 1/2 years

...afterward and was contacted by Trooper Larry Erickson who placed Pence in custody. During the sentencing Wednesday, Ben Adams, court-appointed defense attorney, questioned a number of points in the account of what happened the night of May...
Injured key witness delays cold case trial

...motorcycle accident. In 1982, Blaedorn, now retired, was the Seward police lead investigator in the case. Defense Attorney Ben Adams from the Kenai Public Defenders' Office said, "Mr. Blaedorn is an absolutely critical witness." Adams also asked...
Cold case settled with plea agreement a charge of manslaughter after years of legal proceedings. State prosecutors and Jimmy Eacker's public defendant Ben Adams negotiated a lesser charge than the original first-degree murder charge, according to state cold case prosecutor Paul...
False confession expert gives lecture at Kenai Courthouse

...suppression hearing. Hirsch said he exited his plane after a long flight, jetlagged and exhausted. Local defense attorney Ben Adams greeted him. Adams informed the expert consultant his services were no longer needed. The case was settled a day prior...


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