Williams Trial – Day (-1): The Jury is Selected

Well, Maureen faithfully posted yesterday’s events late last night.  Words cannot express how impressed I am by both her reporting and her dedication.  She reports that the  jury has been selected and sworn in.  She also mentions the scores of motions which have been brought before the court  and promises more details about them this…

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Pre-Trial Hearing For The Williams Case

The Skagit Valley Herald reports on the Pre-Trial Hearing for the Hana Alemu “Williams” case. This article has some very interesting information.  It appears that the Defense had made quite a few motions, all of which were denied by the judge.  It also turns out that there is now a biological relative available to testify…

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Prosecutors Still Trying To Verify Hana’s Age

According to an article in the Skagit Valley Herald, prosecutors in the Williams court case are seeking Hana Alemu’s uncle to testify to verify her age. Her body was exhumed for that purpose, but the examination proved to be inconclusive. The reason they need her age is that the charge they are trying to prove…

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More Details About Williams Latest Hearing

As reported yesterday, the Williams had a court hearing on Wednesday, November 28,2012. The Skagit Valley Herald has a more detailed report on that hearing today. Also, here is a report I missed on Wednesday from Komo News. I had not heard that the Birth Certificate could not be trusted because it is from Ethiopia.…

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Hana’s Body To Be Exhumed

According to a recent news story in the Skagit Valley Herald, Hana “Williams” will not rest in peace. The court has granted the prosecutors permission to exhume Hana’s body in order to prove her age. This is important because the charge of homicide by abuse only applies to victims under 16 years of age. According…

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The Williams To Be In Court July 27

Habtamu Bekele posts on the Remembrance of Hanna Williams Facebook page: Carrie and Larry Williams (Hana’s acused murderers) will appear in Mt Vernon Courthouse this coming Friday July 27th. The Greater Seattle Area Ethiopian community will be there as Hana’s advocate and family. We would like to show the court as well as Carrie and…

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1st Anniversary of the Death of Hana

Today, marks one year since the tragic death of little Hana at the hands of those who called themselves her parents.  If you visit the facebook group dedicated to her memory, you will see photos of her grave.  Notice that her grave is lacking a headstone.  The group is looking into the possibility of rectifying…

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Carri Williams Back In Court

Go Skagit has more info about Carri Williams and the reason for her re-arrest.   Apparently she tried to contact her foster son through a classmate, thereby violating the court’s No Contact Order.   The first anniversary of Hana’s death is coming up on May 12.  All posts about this case can be found here. Update:  As…

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Carri Williams Back in Jail

According to the Skagit Valley Herald and KomoNews , Carri Williams is back behind bars for violating her No Contact Agreement with her adopted son.  For all posts on this story, please see my Hana Alemu “Williams” tag.   For your sharing convenience:TwitterFacebookemailPrintTumblrDiggdel.icio.usStumbleUponAdd to favoritesReddit

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Bail Increased for Larry Williams

According to Komo News, the bail reduction for Larry Williams was revoked in court today and he is back in custody.  The article doesn’t exactly say that he is back in custody, but it implies it and his name is listed on the Skagit County Jail Roster. For your sharing convenience:TwitterFacebookemailPrintTumblrDiggdel.icio.usStumbleUponAdd to favoritesReddit

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Analyzing Carri Williams

Many have wondered why Carri Williams adopted Hana only to abuse her to death.  Someone with a little inside knowledge has speculated on the reasons and has graciously given me permission to share with my readers. Here’s my take on why the Williams family chose to adopt–first of all, I think Carri’s main role in…

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