Author: David

Double Edged Sword

The Missing Knife – that says it all, or does it? The knife used to murder Robert Wone is one of the most perplexing pieces of physical evidence in a most bewildering case. The prosecution claims the knife found on the…

Power Outage

Government Cedes Crucial Element; Opens New Avenues  With a new judge setting an expedited schedule, and a trial date drawing nearer, filings between all sides – the government, the defense and the court – are moving post-haste.  And that’s only…

Behind Brown Eyes

Who is Dylan Ward? Of the three Swann Street defendants, Dylan Ward remains the most enigmatic.  Gaining insight about this man are often feels like a treasure-less expedition.  The fact that so little is known about the fair-haired Puck from…

Dismissive

Government Beats Back Motion to Dismiss In the latest motion filed in the Wone case, the government responded in opposition to the defense’s joint motion to dismiss counts one (conspiracy to obstruct justice) and two (obstruction of justice) of the…

One year ago…

A Journey Began in Pursuit of Justice Forgive us for being a wee bit sentimental, but we are marking the one year anniversary of the first blog entry of WhoMurderedRobertWone.com today. We all knew about the case, especially after having…

Leatherheads

Why introducing the BDSM aspect is probative One of the thresholds the judge must determine is whether the value of evidence is more probative than prejudicial when deciding what evidence makes it to trial.  If it is deemed probative, then it…

Radio Runs

Latest Defense Discovery Request Hints At Defense Strategy At the last status hearing on September 11, much of the first half focused on whether radio communications between emergency personnel and MPD was evidence that was covered under the Jencks Act.…

The Day Swann Street Stood Still

One Year Ago Everything Changed In mid-September, when Diane Durham’s statement came to light about conflicting stories of the evening’s events, the ground seemed to shift. However, the original ground shaking event in the investigation occurred one year ago when Dylan…

Powerful Slave, Master Criminal

New Book Offers Fresh Insights into Storied Case Here’s what we know:  a young male was (inconclusively) sexually assaulted and murdered.  Two of the men suspected were involved in a gay relationship with a master and slave subtext.  The slave…