Martin MacNeill http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Martin MacNeill en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:11:23 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Martin MacNeill found competent; both murder and abuse cases can proceed http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602470/Martin-MacNeill-found-competent-both-murder-and-abuse-cases-can-proceed.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602470/Martin-MacNeill-found-competent-both-murder-and-abuse-cases-can-proceed.html Martin MacNeill was found mentally competent at a court hearing Monday. The determination allows both a pending murder... Mon, 05 May 2014 16:03:52 MDT Martin MacNeill's attorney indicates one report found man competent, another not finished http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601962/Martin-MacNeills-attorney-indicates-one-report-found-man-competent-another-not-finished.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601962/Martin-MacNeills-attorney-indicates-one-report-found-man-competent-another-not-finished.html Months after a judge requested a competency evaluation for Martin MacNeill, the man's attorney indicated that one of two... Mon, 28 Apr 2014 15:39:08 MDT 'Keep going,' Alexis Somers tells fellow crime victims at annual conference http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601844/Keep-going-Alexis-Somers-tells-fellow-crime-victims-at-annual-conference.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601844/Keep-going-Alexis-Somers-tells-fellow-crime-victims-at-annual-conference.html Alexis Somers, daughter of convicted murderer Martin MacNeill, spoke to survivors of trauma, first responders, counselors,... Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:45:00 MDT 5 months after murder conviction, Martin MacNeill's fate still up in the air http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600545/5-months-after-murder-conviction-Martin-MacNeills-fate-still-up-in-the-air.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600545/5-months-after-murder-conviction-Martin-MacNeills-fate-still-up-in-the-air.html Five months after a jury convicted Martin MacNeill of drugging and drowning his wife, the one-time Pleasant Grove doctor... Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:00:00 MDT Judge grants Martin MacNeill two-month delay in sex abuse case http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590835/Judge-grants-Martin-MacNeill-two-month-delay-in-sex-abuse-case.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590835/Judge-grants-Martin-MacNeill-two-month-delay-in-sex-abuse-case.html Convicted murderer Martin MacNeill will get a two-month delay before he faces his next legal hurdle. A judge on Monday... Mon, 18 Nov 2013 17:44:41 MST Letter: Jury duty http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590755/Jury-duty.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590755/Jury-duty.html Sun, 17 Nov 2013 00:00:00 MST Convicted killer Martin MacNeill still faces other legal battles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590597/Convicted-killer-Martin-MacNeill-still-faces-other-legal-battles.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590597/Convicted-killer-Martin-MacNeill-still-faces-other-legal-battles.html Martin MacNeill plans an appeal of his conviction on murder charges in connections with his wife's death. He also faces a... Thu, 14 Nov 2013 17:25:00 MST Jury: Martin MacNeill's 'heartless' nature, circumstantial evidence added up to murder http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590546/Jury-Martin-MacNeills-heartless-nature-circumstantial-evidence-added-up-to-murder.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590546/Jury-Martin-MacNeills-heartless-nature-circumstantial-evidence-added-up-to-murder.html A combination of circumstantial evidence and Martin MacNeill's "heartless" nature led jurors to find him guilty of murdering... Wed, 13 Nov 2013 22:15:00 MST Martin MacNeill timeline http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590296/Martin-MacNeill-timeline.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590296/Martin-MacNeill-timeline.html A look at major developments in the life and case of Martin MacNeill, who was convicted early Saturday of murdering his wife... Sat, 09 Nov 2013 18:40:00 MST Mother's words became MacNeill daughter's quest for justice http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590264/Mothers-words-became-MacNeill-daughters-quest-for-justice.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590264/Mothers-words-became-MacNeill-daughters-quest-for-justice.html Five days before her death, Michele MacNeill expressed concerns to her daughter that her father may try to harm her. That... Sat, 09 Nov 2013 01:20:00 MST Martin MacNeill verdict: Guilty of both counts of murder, obstruction of justice http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641375/Martin-MacNeill-verdict-Guilty-of-both-counts-of-murder-obstruction-of-justice.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641375/Martin-MacNeill-verdict-Guilty-of-both-counts-of-murder-obstruction-of-justice.html Sat, 09 Nov 2013 01:17:16 MST Martin MacNeill committed an 'almost perfect murder,' prosecutor tells jury http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590153/Martin-MacNeill-committed-an-almost-perfect-murder-prosecutor-tells-jury.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590153/Martin-MacNeill-committed-an-almost-perfect-murder-prosecutor-tells-jury.html Martin MacNeill used his wife’s plastic surgery as the cover for committing an “almost perfect murder”... Fri, 08 Nov 2013 22:30:00 MST Martin MacNeill defense calls just 4 witnesses; jury to be handed murder case Friday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590071/Martin-MacNeill-defense-calls-just-4-witnesses-jury-to-be-handed-murder-case-Friday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590071/Martin-MacNeill-defense-calls-just-4-witnesses-jury-to-be-handed-murder-case-Friday.html Attorneys for Martin MacNeill mounted his defense with just four witnesses on Thursday, relying on the testimony of a... Thu, 07 Nov 2013 13:00:00 MST 'I'm getting away with murdering my wife,' Martin MacNeill allegedly told inmate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589994/Im-getting-away-with-murdering-my-wife-Martin-MacNeill-allegedly-told-inmate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589994/Im-getting-away-with-murdering-my-wife-Martin-MacNeill-allegedly-told-inmate.html Martin MacNeill gave his wife drugs, got her in a tub and held her head underwater because she stood “in the way”... Wed, 06 Nov 2013 12:25:00 MST 'They can't prove it,' Martin MacNeill allegedly told 3 when asked if he'd killed wife http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589878/They-cant-prove-it-Martin-MacNeill-allegedly-told-3-when-asked-if-hed-killed-wife.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589878/They-cant-prove-it-Martin-MacNeill-allegedly-told-3-when-asked-if-hed-killed-wife.html Three federal inmates who served time with Martin MacNeill in Texas told a jury on Tuesday that the former doctor denied the... Mon, 04 Nov 2013 20:05:00 MST Michele MacNeill died of drowning, not heart disease, prosecution expert says http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589633/Michele-MacNeill-died-of-drowning-not-heart-disease-prosecution-expert-says.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589633/Michele-MacNeill-died-of-drowning-not-heart-disease-prosecution-expert-says.html Michele MacNeill inhaled a large amount of water and died from drowning, not heart disease, a forensic pathology expert told... Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:24:57 MDT Medical examiner: Evidence in Michele MacNeill's death insufficient for 'homicide' finding http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589527/Medical-examiner-Evidence-in-Michele-MacNeills-death-insufficient-for-homicide-finding.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589527/Medical-examiner-Evidence-in-Michele-MacNeills-death-insufficient-for-homicide-finding.html None of the facts or circumstances surrounding Michele MacNeill’s death provided sufficient evidence to conclude the... Thu, 31 Oct 2013 11:05:00 MDT MacNeill daughter: Mom was upbeat, taking few meds just before she died http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589435/MacNeill-daughter-Mom-was-upbeat-taking-few-meds-just-before-she-died.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589435/MacNeill-daughter-Mom-was-upbeat-taking-few-meds-just-before-she-died.html Michele MacNeill was in good spirits, recovering well and taking few painkillers the day before she died, her daughter and... Wed, 30 Oct 2013 10:45:00 MDT Martin MacNeill mistress sent suggestive texts on day after his wife's death http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589305/Martin-MacNeill-mistress-sent-suggestive-texts-on-day-after-his-wifes-death.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589305/Martin-MacNeill-mistress-sent-suggestive-texts-on-day-after-his-wifes-death.html The woman who prosecutors say was the motive for a murder plot told jurors Tuesday she texted suggestive photographs of... Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:10:00 MDT Mistress says affair with former doctor accused in wife's murder was casual fling http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589137/Mistress-says-affair-with-former-doctor-accused-in-wifes-murder-was-casual-fling.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589137/Mistress-says-affair-with-former-doctor-accused-in-wifes-murder-was-casual-fling.html An affair between Martin MacNeill and his former mistress started more than a year before his wife's alleged murder, but the... Fri, 25 Oct 2013 10:35:00 MDT Daughter says Martin MacNeill insisted on autopsy of mother's body, feared police investigation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589058/Daughter-says-Martin-MacNeill-insisted-on-autopsy-of-mothers-body-feared-police-investigation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589058/Daughter-says-Martin-MacNeill-insisted-on-autopsy-of-mothers-body-feared-police-investigation.html An emotionally distraught Rachel MacNeill testified against her father Thursday, saying he insisted an autopsy be conducted... Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:50:00 MDT Martin MacNeill directed wife's drugs be flushed after her death, woman testifies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588964/Martin-MacNeill-directed-wifes-drugs-be-flushed-after-her-death-woman-testifies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588964/Martin-MacNeill-directed-wifes-drugs-be-flushed-after-her-death-woman-testifies.html Hours after his wife’s death, Martin MacNeill had her remaining prescription drugs counted, documented and flushed down... Wed, 23 Oct 2013 14:45:00 MDT Martin MacNeill was erratic, 'hysterical' on day of wife's death, witnesses say http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588865/Martin-MacNeill-was-erratic-hysterical-on-day-of-wifes-death-witnesses-say.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588865/Martin-MacNeill-was-erratic-hysterical-on-day-of-wifes-death-witnesses-say.html On the day Martin MacNeill’s wife was found dead in the bathtub of their Pleasant Grove home, his behavior was... Tue, 22 Oct 2013 06:35:00 MDT Prosecutors use bathtub as courtroom prop in MacNeill murder trial http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588651/Prosecutors-use-bathtub-as-courtroom-prop-in-MacNeill-murder-trial.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588651/Prosecutors-use-bathtub-as-courtroom-prop-in-MacNeill-murder-trial.html Utah County prosecutors used a bathtub as a courtroom prop on Friday to demonstrate how the body of a former beauty queen was... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 11:10:00 MDT Natural death or murder plot? Jurors hear 2 views as Martin MacNeill trial begins http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588595/Natural-death-or-murder-plot-Jurors-hear-2-views-as-Martin-MacNeill-trial-begins.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588595/Natural-death-or-murder-plot-Jurors-hear-2-views-as-Martin-MacNeill-trial-begins.html As the murder trial began Thursday, defense attorneys told jurors Michele MacNeill died of natural causes, not murder.... Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:15:00 MDT Martin MacNeill will mount alibi defense as murder trial begins Thursday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588499/Martin-MacNeill-will-mount-alibi-defense-as-murder-trial-begins-Thursday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588499/Martin-MacNeill-will-mount-alibi-defense-as-murder-trial-begins-Thursday.html Martin MacNeill was at work or shuttling his daughter between home and school on the morning his wife was found dead in the... Wed, 16 Oct 2013 11:10:00 MDT Jury selection underway in Martin MacNeill murder trial http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588428/Jury-selection-underway-in-Martin-MacNeill-murder-trial.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588428/Jury-selection-underway-in-Martin-MacNeill-murder-trial.html Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of a former Pleasant Grove physician charged with murder in the 2007 bathtub death... Tue, 15 Oct 2013 11:50:00 MDT Years of deception culminate in murder trial for Pleasant Grove doctor accused in wife's death http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588392/Years-of-deception-culminate-in-murder-trial-for-Pleasant-Grove-doctor-accused-in-wifes-death.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588392/Years-of-deception-culminate-in-murder-trial-for-Pleasant-Grove-doctor-accused-in-wifes-death.html Nearly six years after suspicion and lies began to unravel what seemed like a perfect family life, a former Pleasant Grove... Mon, 14 Oct 2013 17:15:00 MDT Judge mulls lengthy list of motions in Martin MacNeill's murder case http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587400/Judge-mulls-lengthy-list-of-motions-in-Martin-MacNeills-murder-case.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587400/Judge-mulls-lengthy-list-of-motions-in-Martin-MacNeills-murder-case.html With the monthlong trial of a Utah County doctor accused of murdering his wife just two weeks away, a 4th District judge... Mon, 30 Sep 2013 18:55:00 MDT Prosecutors can proceed in murder case against Martin MacNeill, judge rules http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584513/Prosecutors-can-proceed-in-murder-case-against-Martin-MacNeill-judge-rules.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584513/Prosecutors-can-proceed-in-murder-case-against-Martin-MacNeill-judge-rules.html A judge on Monday declined to disqualify the Utah County Attorney's Office from prosecuting the case of a Pleasant Grove... Mon, 12 Aug 2013 11:50:00 MDT Judge declines to disqualify prosecutors from Martin MacNeill case, another motion still pending http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579159/Judge-declines-to-disqualify-prosecutors-from-Martin-MacNeill-case-another-motion-still-pending.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579159/Judge-declines-to-disqualify-prosecutors-from-Martin-MacNeill-case-another-motion-still-pending.html A judge will not disqualify the Utah County Attorney's Office from the prosecuting the case of Martin MacNeill, a Pleasant... Mon, 29 Apr 2013 15:36:20 MDT Judge declines to dismiss Martin MacNeill murder case, but will consider disqualifying prosecutors http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574932/Judge-declines-to-dismiss-Martin-MacNeill-murder-case-but-will-consider-disqualifying-prosecutors.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574932/Judge-declines-to-dismiss-Martin-MacNeill-murder-case-but-will-consider-disqualifying-prosecutors.html A judge on Tuesday threw out a motion to dismiss the murder case against a Pleasant Grove doctor accused of killing his wife.... Tue, 05 Mar 2013 17:28:01 MST Attorneys for Martin MacNeill want his murder charge thrown out http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568943/Attorneys-for-Martin-MacNeill-want-his-murder-charge-thrown-out.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568943/Attorneys-for-Martin-MacNeill-want-his-murder-charge-thrown-out.html Attorneys for a Pleasant Grove doctor charged with murdering his wife filed a motion Monday to dismiss the case. In the... Mon, 17 Dec 2012 13:20:00 MST Pleasant Grove doctor accused of killing wife wants more info about his alleged crime http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566767/Pleasant-Grove-doctor-accused-of-killing-wife-wants-more-info-about-his-alleged-crime.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566767/Pleasant-Grove-doctor-accused-of-killing-wife-wants-more-info-about-his-alleged-crime.html Defense attorneys for a Pleasant Grove doctor accused of murdering his wife in order to be with his mistress want more... Wed, 14 Nov 2012 17:09:58 MST 5-week trial set for Pleasant Grove doctor Martin MacNeill after he pleads not guilty in wife's death http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565022/5-week-trial-set-for-Pleasant-Grove-doctor-Martin-MacNeill-after-he-pleads-not-guilty-in-wifes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565022/5-week-trial-set-for-Pleasant-Grove-doctor-Martin-MacNeill-after-he-pleads-not-guilty-in-wifes.html A five-week trial has been set for March in the case of a Pleasant Grove doctor charged with murder in his wife's 2007 death. Mon, 22 Oct 2012 16:48:21 MDT Martin MacNeill's actions showed 'evidence of a guilty mind,' judge says http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564250/Martin-MacNeills-actions-showed-evidence-of-a-guilty-mind-judge-says.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564250/Martin-MacNeills-actions-showed-evidence-of-a-guilty-mind-judge-says.html After five full days of testimony and a morning of arguments, a judge declared that much of what Martin MacNeill did... Thu, 11 Oct 2012 15:03:13 MDT Murder case: Woman testifies of affair with Martin MacNeill before, after his wife's death http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564163/Murder-case-Woman-testifies-of-affair-with-Martin-MacNeill-before-after-his-wifes-death.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564163/Murder-case-Woman-testifies-of-affair-with-Martin-MacNeill-before-after-his-wifes-death.html Giving calm, direct, matter-of-fact answers, the woman who had an affair with a Utah doctor accused of killing his wife, took... Wed, 10 Oct 2012 19:43:37 MDT Murder hearing focuses on drugs found in Michele MacNeill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564063/Murder-hearing-focuses-on-drugs-found-in-Michele-MacNeill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564063/Murder-hearing-focuses-on-drugs-found-in-Michele-MacNeill.html The preliminary hearing for a Pleasant Grove doctor accused of giving his wife a lethal cocktail of prescription medications... Tue, 09 Oct 2012 18:21:38 MDT 'I thought he loved us,' daughter testifies against her father http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563910/I-thought-he-loved-us-daughter-testifies-against-her-father.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563910/I-thought-he-loved-us-daughter-testifies-against-her-father.html Over three days of testimony, Alexis Somers was one of many witnesses who described suspicious circumstances and Martin... Fri, 05 Oct 2012 19:21:10 MDT Witnesses describe Martin MacNeill's 'odd' behavior at wife's death, pillow talk about killing http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563809/Witnesses-describe-Martin-MacNeills-odd-behavior-at-wifes-death-pillow-talk-about-killing.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563809/Witnesses-describe-Martin-MacNeills-odd-behavior-at-wifes-death-pillow-talk-about-killing.html Scott Van Wagoner, who said he knew MacNeill on a professional basis, said MacNeill seemed to be directing his anger at his... Thu, 04 Oct 2012 19:29:05 MDT Murder hearing: Doctor gave extra meds to Martin MacNeill's wife at MacNeill's request http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563726/Murder-hearing-Doctor-gave-extra-meds-to-Martin-MacNeills-wife-at-MacNeills-request.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563726/Murder-hearing-Doctor-gave-extra-meds-to-Martin-MacNeills-wife-at-MacNeills-request.html Martin MacNeill was the "stronger" personality, the "dominant" personality, the one who neighbors talked to and the one who... Wed, 03 Oct 2012 18:46:58 MDT Evidence to be presented next month against doctor charged with killing wife http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561759/Evidence-to-be-presented-next-month-against-doctor-charged-with-killing-wife.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561759/Evidence-to-be-presented-next-month-against-doctor-charged-with-killing-wife.html Prosecutors expect to call as many as two dozen witnesses at a hearing next month to determine whether a Pleasant Grove... Tue, 04 Sep 2012 15:19:42 MDT Former Pleasant Grove doctor charged with murder 5 years after wife's death http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561191/Former-Pleasant-Grove-doctor-charged-with-murder-5-years-after-wifes-death.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561191/Former-Pleasant-Grove-doctor-charged-with-murder-5-years-after-wifes-death.html After years of investigation, prosecutors on Friday charged a Pleasant Grove doctor and attorney with murdering his wife in... Fri, 24 Aug 2012 16:16:21 MDT Martin MacNeill, Pleasant Grove doctor suspected in wife's death, returns home from prison http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558761/Martin-MacNeill-Pleasant-Grove-doctor-suspected-in-wifes-death-returns-home-from-prison.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558761/Martin-MacNeill-Pleasant-Grove-doctor-suspected-in-wifes-death-returns-home-from-prison.html Although Martin MacNeil was released from federal prison Friday, investigators and family members believe that he spent a... Mon, 09 Jul 2012 20:37:18 MDT Girlfriend of ex-Pleasant Grove doctor sentenced to probation; murder charge still pending http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705372864/Girlfriend-of-ex-Pleasant-Grove-doctor-sentenced-to-probation-murder-charge-still-pending.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705372864/Girlfriend-of-ex-Pleasant-Grove-doctor-sentenced-to-probation-murder-charge-still-pending.html Tue, 17 May 2011 19:05:37 MDT Investigators suspect Utah doctor killed wife http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700131391/Investigators-suspect-Utah-doctor-killed-wife.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700131391/Investigators-suspect-Utah-doctor-killed-wife.html When Dr. Martin MacNeill applied for a military identification card for a woman he called his wife, he listed April 14, 2007,... Fri, 29 Apr 2011 19:10:49 MDT Utah County doctor killed wife with deadly combination of drugs, new warrant states http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700131004/Utah-County-doctor-killed-wife-with-deadly-combination-of-drugs-new-warrant-states.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700131004/Utah-County-doctor-killed-wife-with-deadly-combination-of-drugs-new-warrant-states.html Utah County investigators believe a prominent Pleasant Grove doctor and attorney killed his wife by administering a deadly... Thu, 28 Apr 2011 17:44:36 MDT Girlfriend of Pleasant Grove man being investigated in his wife's death released from jail http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700118831/Girlfriend-of-Pleasant-Grove-man-being-investigated-in-his-wifes-death-released-from-jail.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700118831/Girlfriend-of-Pleasant-Grove-man-being-investigated-in-his-wifes-death-released-from-jail.html PROVO — With disappointment, Alexis Somers and Rachel MacNeill watched as the woman they believe helped kill their mom... Tue, 15 Mar 2011 18:44:37 MDT