he representative for a Grand Forks attorney who was accused and then cleared of conspiring to kill a confidential informant said Tuesday he plans to investigate a drug task force now that the key witness in the case has been sentenced to prison. Henry Howe, 73, a longtime criminal defense attorney, was charged in January with murder conspiracy, which was later downgraded to tampering with a witness. A judge threw out the case after Howe’s lawyer, David Thompson, argued that witness Steven Anderson made up the allegations.
A 26-year-old Kenyon man will serve more than 13 years in prison for conspiring to kill the new boyfriend of his ex-girlfriend in May 2012.
A 26-year-old Kenyon man is accused of trying to hire another man to kill the new boyfriend of his ex-girlfriend, according to charges filed Wednesday by the Rice County Attorney’s Office.