Curiosity compels handful to sit through Helmick trial

A RETIRED TEACHER with a penchant for crime novels, Martha Scott, right, of Grand Junction, has been a fixture in District Court during the trial of Miriam Helmick, who is accused of killing her husband. “The slow, steady, logical unfolding of the facts is so much more compelling than fiction,” Scott said.



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A RETIRED TEACHER with a penchant for crime novels, Martha Scott, right, of Grand Junction, has been a fixture in District Court during the trial of Miriam Helmick, who is accused of killing her husband. “The slow, steady, logical unfolding of the facts is so much more compelling than fiction,” Scott said.

Miriam Helmick brings her legal note pad. Martha Scott brings her homemade pillow. When you’re determined to sit in on a monthlong murder trial with your rear-end planted on the wooden…




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