Guilty Verdict in Attempted Murder Case - KXNet.com - Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson-KXNEWS,ND

Guilty Verdict in Attempted Murder Case

Guilty Verdict in Attempted Murder Case

Posted: Updated:
 A guilty verdict has been reached for a Minot woman on a charge of attempted murder.

A jury found 35-year-old Heather Leavitt guilty of attempted murder -- a Class A felony -- after stabbing her husband Timothy eight times in the early morning hours of February First.

The surgical director of trauma services at Trinity Hospital testified earlier this week and said Leavitt had suffered punctures to both lungs.

Judge Mattson heard the guilty verdict and Leavitt has been taken into custody awaiting sentencing.

A Class A felony could carry up to a 20 year prison sentence.
  • Minot/Williston NewsMore>>

  • Williston Shooting in Question

    Williston Shooting in Question

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:54:51 GMT
    Williston police say they can't confirm that a gunshot was fired at a girl on a bicycle last week but the investigation is continuing.
    Williston police say they can't confirm that a gunshot was fired at a girl on a bicycle last week but the investigation is continuing.
  • Minot Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Crimes

    Minot Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Crimes

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:00:04 GMT
    A Minot man charged with 17 felonies and 2 misdemeanors regarding using the internet to promote obscenity and lure minors has entered his pleas in district court.
    A Minot man charged with 17 felonies and 2 misdemeanors regarding using the internet to promote obscenity and lure minors has entered his pleas in district court.
  • Greenman at Arts in the Park

    Greenman at Arts in the Park

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:49:30 GMT
    All summer, the Arts in the Park has been holding concerts of all kinds of different music - and today, a local band called Greenman came out to put on a show full of culture.The group came together in 1997 because of their common love for old, celtic music.They have released a few albums with the sound of Scottish and old Irish tunes, and have been performing them all over Minot ever since.The violinist says that this genre is something that can bring in audiences of all different tastes of ...
    All summer, the Arts in the Park has been holding concerts of all kinds of different music - and today, a local band called Greenman came out to put on a show full of culture.The group came together in 1997 because of their common love for old, celtic music.They have released a few albums with the sound of Scottish and old Irish tunes, and have been performing them all over Minot ever since.The violinist says that this genre is something that can bring in audiences of all different tastes of ...
Quick Clicks
Closings/Delays
View list
Calendar
What's happening?
Lottery Results
Feeling lucky?
Viewer Photos
Submit yours!
Road Report
Current conditions
TV Listings
See what's on
Gas Prices
Check near you
E-Mail Newsletter
Signup now

Most Popular

Stories
Videos
loading...
Powered by WorldNow
General information or questions:
kxinfo@kxnet.com

News:
Bismarck:
Phone: 701-223-9197
News Fax: 701-223-1985

News:
Minot:
Phone: 701-852-2104
News Fax: 701-838-1050
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KXNET. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.