Sentencing to Begin in Gillette Trial

EUGENE, Ore. — Sentencing in the Johan Gillette double murder trial begins next week, after the jury found him guilty on two counts of aggravated murder. According to Oregon law, in every aggravated murder trial, the death penalty is an option and the jury could choose that as Johan Gillette’s sentence. But he could also … Continue reading »

Judge Denies Mistrial Request

EUGENE, Ore. — A request for a mistrial from the defense in the Johan Gillette double murder trial was shot down Thursday, after a debate about a forensics report that wasn’t released to either party. This controversy started Wednesday when Deputy District Attorney Stephen Morgan discovered he didn’t have a copy of a report from … Continue reading »