Niece Slain http://wamc.org en Man Sentenced To Life For Killing Niece http://wamc.org/post/man-sentenced-life-killing-niece <p></p><p></p><p>A convicted sex offender who has admitted kidnapping and killing his 12-year-old niece in Vermont has been sentenced to life without parole. Wed, 21 May 2014 01:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 90910 at http://wamc.org Man Sentenced To Life For Killing Niece VT Man Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping, Killing Niece http://wamc.org/post/vt-man-pleads-guilty-kidnapping-killing-niece <p></p><p></p><p>A Vermont man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing his 12-year-old niece, avoiding a federal death penalty trial. Wed, 28 Aug 2013 00:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 72330 at http://wamc.org VT Man Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping, Killing Niece Vermont Man Expected to Plead Guilty on Aug. 27 http://wamc.org/post/vermont-man-expected-plead-guilty-aug-27 <p></p><p></p><p>A court hearing has been scheduled for Aug. 27 for a Vermont man who is expected to plead guilty to the abduction, sexual assault and killing of his 12-year-old niece Brooke Bennett five years ago. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 23:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 71363 at http://wamc.org Vermont Man Expected to Plead Guilty on Aug. 27 Case of Man Charged with Killing Niece Back in Vermont http://wamc.org/post/case-man-charged-killing-niece-back-vermont <p>The trial for a Vermont man charged with kidnapping and killing his 12-year-old niece in 2008 is at least a year away.<br><br>A federal appeals court in New York has sent the case of Michael Jacques back to Vermont for trial.<br><br>Jacques has pleaded not guilty to the death of Brooke Bennett. Federal prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.<br><br>The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York recently turned down a defense request to reconsider its decision allowing prosecutors<br> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 21:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 47629 at http://wamc.org Case of Man Charged with Killing Niece Back in Vermont Lawyers Ask Court to Reverse Decision in Vermont Case http://wamc.org/post/lawyers-ask-court-reverse-decision-vermont-case <p>Lawyers for a Vermont man charged with kidnapping and killing his 12-year-old niece have asked a federal court to reverse its decision allowing prosecutors to use evidence that he tried to shift the blame to a make-believe international sex ring.<br /><br />Michael Jacques has pleaded not guilty to the death of Brooke Bennett in 2008. Federal prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.<br /> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 21:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 43967 at http://wamc.org Lawyers Ask Court to Reverse Decision in Vermont Case