December 17, 1992 |
BACKGROUND: Last March, View reported on the sniper slaying of Diane Newton King, a Battle Creek, Mich., television anchorwoman whose death rocked the nearby town where she lived. Newton King, 34, was shot through the heart Feb. 9, 1991, as she returned home from visiting her parents. Nearly a year later, her husband, Bradford King, was arrested for the crime, drawing international attention to Marshall, where quiet streets are lined with lovingly restored Victorian homes.
January 11, 1993 |
BACKGROUND: Last March, View reported on the sniper slaying of Diane Newton King, a Battle Creek, Mich., television anchorwoman whose death rocked the nearby town where she lived. Newton King, 34, was shot through the heart Feb. 9, 1991, in front of her two young children as she returned home from a visit to her parents. Nearly a year later, her husband, Bradford King, was arrested, focusing international attention on the town of Marshall.
February 1, 1992 |
Nearly a year after a television news anchorwoman was shot to death outside her home, authorities in Denver on Friday arrested her husband as the prime suspect. Bradford King was being held in Denver pending arraignment and an extradition hearing, said Robin Ivey, administrative assistant to Calhoun County, Mich., Sheriff Jon Olson. Diane Newton King, 34, was shot twice on Feb. 9, 1991, as she stepped from her car at her rural home.
February 11, 1991 |
Authorities are investigating the weekend slaying of a television anchorwoman who told a former boss that she had received a letter warning she would regret turning down a lunch date. Diane Newton King, 34, was found fatally shot outside her home Saturday and was pronounced dead a short time later at Oaklawn Hospital. Police said King was shot as she arrived home Saturday evening and was turning around to get her young children out of the car.
March 29, 1992 |
The countryside was patched with late-winter snow the evening that Diane Newton King came home to her death. As the 34-year-old newscaster pulled a Jeep Wagoneer up to her rented house in the early darkness, her killer lay snugly in the loft of the barn overlooking the gravel driveway. Newton King, wearing a sweat shirt with an American flag emblazoned across the chest, got out of the car. The killer shot her through the heart. While she lay dying, the sniper, firing a bolt-action .