MACNEILL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MACNEILL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Martin MacNeill to appeal murder conviction in wife’s death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58468962-78/macneill-martin-case-murder.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58468962-78/macneill-martin-case-murder.html.csp">Martin MacNeill to appeal murder conviction in wife’s death</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jessica miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T20:58:15.265-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 08:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Martin MacNeill — sentenced earlier this month to prison for up to life over his wife’s murder — on Monday filed a notice that he plans to take his case to the Utah Court of Appeals. On Sept. 19, a 4th District Court judge sentenced MacNeill, 58, to spend 15 years to life in prison for murdering his wife, Michele MacNeill, plus another one to 15 years in prison for obstruction of justice. Judge Derek Pullan ordered the sentences in the murder case to run consecutively to a one-to-15 year prison...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58468962@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:58:15 MDT Martin MacNeill gets up to life in prison for wife’s murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58428717-78/macneill-martin-michele-death.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58428717-78/macneill-martin-michele-death.html.csp">Martin MacNeill gets up to life in prison for wife’s murder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T21:52:06.287-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • It has been 2,718 days since Alexis Somers has heard her mother’s voice, held her hand, smelled her perfume, or given her a hug. Seven years, five months and eight days after Michele MacNeill’s death, Somers stood before a judge and asked that the man convicted as her mother’s murderer — Somer’s own father, Martin MacNeill — spend the rest of his life in prison. “She was taken from us and robbed of her life,” Somers said. “We were all robbed of so much happiness and joy.” Fourth Distric...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428717@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:52:06 MDT Martin MacNeill to serve up to 15 years for sexual abuse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58416036-78/macneill-somers-abuse-sexual.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58416036-78/macneill-somers-abuse-sexual.html.csp">Martin MacNeill to serve up to 15 years for sexual abuse</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T22:05:47.869-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • For Alexis Somers, the last 7 1/2 years have been her darkest days. Her “entire world” was shattered on April 11, 2007, when her mother was murdered. Five weeks later, she was sexually assaulted. After more than seven years, one man was found guilty of the crimes: her father, Martin MacNeill. “He made the choice to destroy his family,” Somers told the judge during MacNeill’s sentencing hearing in the sexual abuse case Monday. “He made the choice to murder my mother. He made the choice t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416036@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:05:47 MDT Murder sentencing date set for Martin MacNeill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364628-78/macneill-sentencing-spencer-hearing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364628-78/macneill-sentencing-spencer-hearing.html.csp">Murder sentencing date set for Martin MacNeill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jessica miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T21:18:50.995-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 09:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • After 10 months of delays, a sentencing date has been set for Martin MacNeill, who was convicted last November of murdering his wife in 2007. The 58-year-old former doctor faces up to life in prison when he is sentenced on Sept. 19 by 4th District Judge Derek Pullan. Prosecutors at a trial last November convinced a jury that MacNeill drugged his wife — 50-year-old Michele MacNeill — then drowned her in a bathtub at their Pleasant Grove home on April 11, 2007. Pullan on Friday rejected ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364628@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:18:50 MDT Judge rejects Martin MacNeill’s request for new murder trial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58352759-78/macneill-trial-pullan-testimony.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58352759-78/macneill-trial-pullan-testimony.html.csp">Judge rejects Martin MacNeill’s request for new murder trial</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By michael mcfall</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T09:20:33.695-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 09:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 4th District judge on Friday rejected a request for a new trial by Martin MacNeill, who was convicted last year of murdering his wife in 2007. Judge Derek Pullan has been mulling the new trial request since January, when MacNeill’s attorney, Randall Spencer filed a motion claiming a federal inmate lied on the stand about a possible early release he received in exchange for his testimony and that prosecutors did not disclose that a deal was in the works. “The question is whether there is a rea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58352759@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:20:33 MDT Sex abuse sentencing postponed for Martin MacNeill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334551-78/macneill-somers-abuse-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334551-78/macneill-somers-abuse-case.html.csp">Sex abuse sentencing postponed for Martin MacNeill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T09:13:35.322-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Sentencing for Martin MacNeill for his recent sex abuse conviction has been postponed until next month. The former doctor’s victim — his adult daughter, Alexis Somers — said Monday that she is “frustrated” by the delay. “I thought today we were going to close the door on the sex assault case,” Somers said after learning the sentencing would be postponed. “…We just want to move on.” MacNeill, 58, was scheduled to be sentenced Monday afternoon, but the hearing was delayed after prosecutor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58334551@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:13:35 MDT