NH Criminal Cases In The News Today

The Union Leader reports that in Rockingham Superior Judge Wageling held a witness in contempt for refusing to testify, telling him, "I will wait this out as long as you wait this out." It's not clear from the news what is motivating the witness - loyalty, fear, self-interest, or something else? Foster's has a story stating that the bus driver from Milton who already had one essentially life sentence for child porn has been given another 50 years by Judge Lewis. In the Telegraph public defenders seem to be making headway on insanity defense in the case where a 65 year old man is accused of murdering his 66 year old sister.