If you have any information on the Model 700 Remington .308-caliber rifle with serial number D6844028, call D. Most importantly, the investigator of the crime recognized the potential importance of the geologic evidence and arranged for the examination of that evidence.The testimony of the forensic geologist was critical to the prosecution of the case. 15, 1995, when John Dodson was found dead while on a hunting trip with his wife of three months, Janice.His wife of three months, Janice, was screaming for help. But the day after, an autopsy revealed Bruce hadn't taken just a single bullet, but three."I picked up the orange vest and was just screaming at him: 'Why didn't you have your vest on? Bill Booth, an investigator for the district attorney's office, said he started to believe this was homicide.The coveralls were stained with mud a type of mud that police say is only found around the area where her ex-husband had been was camping, and from where the gun was stolen. The jury deliberated for 3 days, then found her guilty of first-degree murder.Lee denied any involvement in the shooting whatsoever, and he was never charged with a crime. She gave her side of the story for the first time in an interview with Primetime's Chris Cuomo. "The only way I can live with this, is that I have the peace of knowing I didn't do it, and the prayer in my heart that some day the truth will win out." Investigators say whoever killed Bruce Dodson was able to kill a man while staring him in the eye.
She had closed his bank accounts, sold his home and another property, his car, and even his horse, Glory. Police said she was badgering the life insurance companies to pay off his policies, even though they were only good for accidental death not homicide. In the Mud For nearly three years after the crime, police believed they knew when, where and how the murder had been committed."This is millions of acres up here and you don't camp next to each other." Booth and Martinez later discovered that Janice had been to the mountain just a few weeks before on a separate hunting trip without her husband.Suddenly in their minds Janice changed from grieving widow to prime suspect.To keep creating new content, we kindly appreciate any donation you can give to help the Murderpedia project stay alive.We have many plans and enthusiasm to keep expanding and making Murderpedia a better site, but we really need your help for this. A Murder Disguised as a Hunting Accident Deep in the Colorado wilderness, on the second day of hunting season in 1995, veteran police officer Doug Kyle came across what appeared to be a terrible tragedy.
And yet, they still couldn't connect their suspect with the murder weapon until they went back to a piece of evidence they had had since day one.