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Witness testimony lays out timeline of murder

Thu, 03/09/2006

Witness testimony lays out timeline of murder

Internet sex liaisons near dead body revealed

By Mary Ann Bragg
Banner Staff


Controversial Worthington Juror's Lawyer Speaks

Fri, 02/17/2006

Juror No. 4's Boyfriend Arrested After Shooting

POSTED: 6:10 pm EST November 17, 2006
UPDATED: 7:03 pm EST November 17, 2006

She was known as Juror No. 4 and her dismissal from the Cape Cod jury that eventually found Christopher McCowen guilty of murder raised more questions in a case already full of strange turns.


Falmouth woman shot dead at home

Wed, 05/11/2005

FALMOUTH - Shirley Reine, the owner of Five Star Enterprises refuse company, was found shot dead in her garage early yesterday morning.


Hockey coach charged with beating referee

Fri, 04/08/2005
By Associated Press 
Posted Apr. 8, 2005 @ 2:00 am
Updated Dec 18, 2010 at 11:55 PM 
DENNIS, Mass. - The coach of Barnstable High School's hockey team is charged with attacking and beating a referee who sent him to the penalty box during a men's hockey league playoff game, police said.



ABC’s ’20/20' Plans Two-Hour Program on Christa Worthington’s 2002 Murder

Christopher McCowen, who is serving a life sentence without parole for the rape and murder of Christa Worthington, was interviewed.
Fifteen years after fashion writer Christa Worthington was stabbed to death in her Cape Cod, Mass., home with her two-year-old daughter Ava found unharmed nearby, “20/20” will air a two-hour exposé “A Killing on the Cape” on Nov. 24 at 9 p.m.
As a lead-up to the Black Friday program, ABC Radio will run a six-episode weekly podcast series starting Wednesday. Christopher McCowen, the trash collector who was convicted of murder following a three-year investigation, claims his innocence in his first broadcast interview from prison, where he is serving a life sentence without parole. In a 2013 interview with Cape Cod Today’s Sandra Lee, McCowen also repeatedly disputed the verdict, claiming innocence.