Cristhian Bahena Rivera was sentenced Monday for the murder of Mollie Tibbetts.
Articles Tagged: Mollie Tibbetts
Crime and Courts Jul. 28, 2021 10:05 am612d ago
The lead investigator in the 2018 death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts expressed confidence Tuesday that the right man was convicted, rejecting defense claims that her abduction could be tied to two other local men.
Crime and Courts Jul. 27, 2021 9:35 am613d ago
Lawyers for Cristhian Bahena Rivera, 26, filed a motion earlier this month asking 8th Judicial District Judge Joel Yates to delay the hearing on sentencing and on their motion for a new trial based on evidence involving sex trafficking “trap houses and kidnappings” in or near Poweshiek County.
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News Jul. 18, 2021 6:00 am625d ago
A recap of the past week’s news from across the state
Crime and Courts Jul. 16, 2021 7:03 pm624d ago
Two childhood friends named by defense lawyers
Crime and Courts Jul. 14, 2021 5:56 pm626d ago
A judge said Wednesday he’ll delay sentencing the man convicted of killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts in 2018 after defense attorneys asserted authorities withheld information about investigations into a nearby sex trafficking ring the lawyers say could have been involved in the fatal stabbing.
Crime and Courts Jul. 12, 2021 11:33 pm628d ago
The defense lawyers say the accounts support Cristhian Bahena Rivera’s testimony that others were involved.
Crime and Courts May. 28, 2021 6:20 pm673d ago
A jury has ruled in Cristhian Bahena Rivera’s first-degree murder trial in the 2018 slaying of Mollie Tibbetts.
Government & Politics May. 28, 2021 8:14 pm673d ago
While jury still deliberating, Hinson’s office sent ‘statement on guilty verdict’
Crime and Courts May. 27, 2021 6:33 pm674d ago
Jurors deliberated for three hours Thursday without reaching a verdict in the trial.
Crime and Courts May. 27, 2021 5:43 pm674d ago
Cristhian Bahena Rivera’s murder trial is in the jury’s hands.
Crime and Courts May. 26, 2021 8:44 pm675d ago
Cristhian Bahena Rivera claimed for the first time in dramatic testimony Wednesday that two masked men were responsible for the crime but forced him to take part at gunpoint.
Crime and Courts May. 26, 2021 3:04 pm675d ago
Bahena Rivera blames mystery men for Mollie Tibbetts’ slaying.
Crime and Courts May. 25, 2021 5:55 pm676d ago
“Her family deserves justice but so does Cristhian Bahena Rivera,” Jennifer Frese said, standing next to her client.
Crime and Courts May. 25, 2021 3:27 pm676d ago
Live coverage resumes Tuesday morning, with defense expected to call witnesses