23 Apr Continuing News Coverage on the Pfister Murder Case
April 23, 2014
In about six weeks, the Aspen community will hear details on what allegedly happened when Nancy Pfister died. A judge has scheduled the first major court hearings for three people charged with committing murder against Pfister. That was decided in court yesterday– and some aspects of the case actually parallel the high profile Aurora shooting case on the Front Range.
The District Attorney’s office and media organizations have been pushing Judge Gail Nichols to unseal certain court documents in the case. Nichols says after reviewing the law, she had to release a small slice of that information. Yesterday she made the arrest warrants public, as well as the formal charges against the three defendants:
“That on or between February 24th, 2014 and February 26th, 2014, in the County of Pitkin, State of Colorado, KATHERINE MARIE CARPENTER (sic) … WILLIAM F STYLER III… NANCY CHRISTINE STYLER… with the intent to promote or facilitate the commission of the crime of murder in the first degree, unlawfully and feloniously agreed with…”
Iris Eytan is a Partner at Reilly Pozner LLP. She practices Criminal Defense with an emphasis in mental health defenses.