Police are still arguing about the case two decades after the sexually mutilated body of Peggy Hettrick turned up near the trailer where a gawky teen named Tim Masters lived.
When Masters was convicted and sentenced in 1999 to life in prison for Hettrick's murder, prosecutors thought they'd closed Fort Collins' then-only unsolved murder.
As court hearings resume Monday, a judge is re-examining decisions made years ago. Masters' new lawyers say key evidence was withheld during the original trial, and a special prosecutor is backing them in at least four instances. Read full article »