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Frank Jarvis Atwood

High court case delays an Atwood resentence

High court case delays an Atwood resentence

A decision on whether a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court decision created a possibility for longtime death-row inmate Frank Jarvis Atwood to get a new sentencing hearing has been delayed by yet another Supreme Court case.

March 08, 2013 12:00 am
High court case delays an Atwood resentence

High court case delays an Atwood resentence

Frank Jarvis Atwood

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Atwood's attorneys want a new sentencing hearing

Atwood's attorneys want a new sentencing hearing

Deborah Carlson, 32, shows a picture of her daughter, Vicki Lynne Hoskinson. Lawyers for Vicki's killer will try to persuade a judge to reconsider a decision that kept them from arguing Atwood's original attorney was inadequate at his sentencing hearing.

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Atwood's attorneys want a new sentencing hearing

Atwood's attorneys want a new sentencing hearing

Vicki disappeared on Sept. 17, 1984. Her skeletal remains were found seven months later.

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Atwood's attorneys want a new sentencing hearing

Atwood's attorneys want a new sentencing hearing

Frank Jarvis Atwood

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Atwood's attorneys want a new sentencing hearing

Atwood's attorneys want a new sentencing hearing

A California man on death row nearly 26 years for kidnapping and murdering 8-year-old Vicki Lynne Hoskinson will be back in court today.

March 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Victim's sister irate over Atwood lawsuit

Victim's sister irate over Atwood lawsuit

In case you haven't heard, Frank Jarvis Atwood, one of Arizona's longest residents on death row, is suing the state because he's not getting to visit his priest as often as he would like.

February 05, 2013 9:41 am Related

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February 05, 2013 12:00 am
Convicted child-killer Atwood sues over limit on priest visits

Convicted child-killer Atwood sues over limit on priest visits

The Tucson man convicted in the 1984 kidnapping and killing of Vicki Lynne Hoskinson, 8, has filed a lawsuit against state prison officials over his religious freedoms.

February 04, 2013 3:23 pm Related

Triple murderer's art show has victims seething

A Quaker-sponsored art show by a death-row inmate who murdered three people has sparked outrage among families of two Tucson murder victims.

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Atwood is denied hearing in '84 killing

Atwood is denied hearing in '84 killing

A U.S. district judge has denied a motion that would've granted child killer Frank Jarvis Atwood a hearing where his attorneys could argue that detectives planted evidence that landed him on Arizona's death row.

September 14, 2012 12:00 am Related
Atwood is denied hearing in '84 killing

Atwood is denied hearing in '84 killing

Frank Jarvis Atwood

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Judge rejects child-killer Atwood’s evidence tampering claim

Judge rejects child-killer Atwood’s evidence tampering claim

A U.S. District Court judge has denied a motion that would’ve granted child-killer Frank Jarvis Atwood a hearing where his attorneys could argue detectives planted evidence that landed him on Arizona’s death row.

September 13, 2012 5:15 pm Related

No decision yet in Atwood case

In case you are wondering, a federal judge still hasn't made a decision as to whether convicted killer Frank Jarvis Atwood's attorneys can present evidence they say proves the cops framed him in Vicki Lynne Hoskinson's 1984 death.

June 21, 2012 11:39 am
US judge to decide on Atwood request

US judge to decide on Atwood request

A federal judge is considering whether convicted child killer Frank Jarvis Atwood's attorneys should be allowed to present evidence they believe will prove detectives planted evidence.

June 12, 2012 12:00 am Related
Vicki Lynne's family endures and thrives

Vicki Lynne's family endures and thrives

Normal. Ordinary. Happy.

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Atwood describes life on death row

In May I interviewed my second death row inmate in 22-years as a journalist.

June 10, 2012 12:30 am

Memories have not faded for Vicki Lynne's family

Bobbie Farrell, 42, remembers Sept. 17, 1984 as though it were yesterday.

June 10, 2012 12:30 am
After 25 years, Vicki's mother is fed up with murder appeals

After 25 years, Vicki's mother is fed up with murder appeals

When she first heard Frank Jarvis Atwood was claiming authorities framed him for the murder of her 8-year-old daughter, Vicki Lynne Hoskinson, Debbie Carlson's reaction was, "Oh, give me a break."

June 10, 2012 12:01 am Photos

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Infamous killer due in court Monday

It's been 25 years since Frank Jarvis Atwood ended up on death row for kidnapping and killing Vicki Lynne Hoskinson.

June 08, 2012 3:24 pm

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