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Prosecution rests against alleged killer

...53, is facing two counts of murder in connection to the shooting death of 39-year-old Sandra M. Perry at Glacier Bear Lodge in July 1996. Kowalski claims the shooting was accidental.Although the state officially rested on Monday, their last...
More wild cards crop up in murder trial

...allegations that Robert D. Kowalski confessed to intentionally shooting 39-year-old Sandra M. Perry at the Glacier Bear Lodge and that Kowalski was high on methamphetamine at the time he pulled the trigger.Kowalski, 53, who is facing two counts...
Convicted murderer gets 40 years

...Menendez. That's 40 years to serve.Kowalski has always claimed the July 1996 shooting in Room 10 of the Glacier Bear Lodge in Yakutat was an accident. He claimed the same thing Friday when he spoke to Padgett, who appeared in court by phone...
Kowalski murder cold case to go to jury today

...defense.Prosecutors say Kowalski, 53, intentionally killed 39-year-old Sandra M. Perry in Room 10 of Glacier Bear Lodge following an argument about 3 a.m. July 21, 1996. Kowalski maintains the shooting was an accident.He was not charged...
Tedious words reveal Yakutat horror

...differing accounts about how his then-girlfriend Sandra M. Perry was fatally shot in Room 10 of Yakutat's Glacier Bear Lodge on July 21, 1996. Kowalski, now 53, is standing trial in Juneau Superior Court on two counts of murder."He can't...
After hung jury, Kowalski won't be retried for first-degree murder

...testify at trial, said in previous statements to law enforcement that he and Perry were in Room 10 of Yakutat's Glacier Bear Lodge when they heard a noise outside their window that they thought was a bear. He grabbed the shotgun for protection and...
Jurors hear closing arguments

...or whether it was an accident as Kowalski claims.Kowalski says he and Perry were in Room 10 of Yakutat's Glacier Bear Lodge around 3 a.m. July 21, 1996. They heard a noise outside they thought was a bear. Kowalski grabbed a Mossberg 12-gauge...
Kowalski guilty on one of two murder charges

...intentionally shot Perry with a 12-gauge Mossberg "bear-killer" shotgun during a heated argument in Room 10 of the Glacier Bear Lodge, where the couple was on vacation. Kowalski, 53, had claimed it was an accident and that there wasn't an argument...
Yakutat episode of 'Hotel Impossible Undercover' to air Jan. 6

...Undercover" filmed in Yakutat.In the season premiere, host Anthony Melchiorri returns to the town to check up on Glacier Bear Lodge, a hotel he helped "rescue ... from poor management and a financial crisis," a news release from the Travel Channel...
On day one of murder trial, jury hears from victim's oldest son

...days-long vacation with Robert D. Kowalski, police in Yakutat were cordoning off the couple's bedroom at the Glacier Bear Lodge. Kowalski had shot Sandra M. Perry in the head with a Mossberg 12-gauge "bear-killer" shotgun slug, probably...


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