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Court of Appeals rejects woman's homicide-conviction appeal

...Waterman and her father were out of town when Lauri Waterman died.Two of Rachelle Waterman's former boyfriends, Brian Radel and Jason Arrant, who were 24 at the time, confessed to the murder in the high-profile case. According to prosecutors...
Judge holds firm on trial date for Craig teen

...without an order from the judge. Also charged in the case are two 24-year-old men, Jason Arrant of Klawock and Brian Radel of Thorne Bay. In addition to the first-degree murder and conspiracy charges, all three defendants face charges...
Alaska Digest

...first-degree burglary, first-degree vehicle theft, criminal mischief and tampering with physical evidence. Brian Radel, 25, of Thorne Bay, who investigators allege killed Lauri Waterman, agreed earlier in June to plead guilty to first-degree...
Man grieves for his wife, stands by accused daughter

...Waterman has done his best to get on with life since 16-year-old Rachelle Waterman was arrested last November with Brian Radel and Jason Arrant, both 25. He closely tracks his daughter's case as it moves to trial. He has buried himself in...
Psychologist: Immaturity is key to teen's plot confession

...when she complained the chain around her torso was hurting her back. Waterman is accused of asking Jason Arrant and Brian Radel to kill her 48-year-old mother. Arrant and Radel, both 25, are former boyfriends who have already pleaded guilty...
Ruling allows statements of girl accused of killing mother

...indictment. Collins also denied a motion by Wells to dismiss the indictment. Two men, Jason Arrant of Klawock and Brian Radel of Thorne Bay, both 24 at the time of the killing, agreed to plead guilty to first-degree murder in the case and...
Jury begins deliberations in Waterman trial

...relationship with the teen. Lauri Waterman was killed in November 2004 after being taken from her home in Craig. Arrant and Brian Radel pleaded guilty in the case and are in prison. Rachelle Waterman, now 22, is being tried for the second time after...
Waterman trial will soon be in jury's hands

...was 16 when she was accused of plotting with a boyfriend and former boyfriend to have her mother killed. The men, Brian Radel and Jason Arrant, were 24 when they murdered 48-year-old Lauri Waterman. They pleaded guilty and are in prison...
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Jury convicts Waterman of negligent homicide

...Waterman as a rebellious teenager who manipulated Jason Arrant, her 24-year-old boyfriend, and a former boyfriend, Brian Radel, also 24, to kill her mother because she wanted to be free of the woman's control. Radel kidnapped Lauri Waterman...
Ex claims Waterman never asked him to kill mother

...16-year-old daughter, testified Wednesday the daughter never directly asked him to kill her mother. Instead, Brian Radel said all information about Rachelle Waterman's complicity came from Jason Arrant, the teen's boyfriend at the time...


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