Tuesday, November 8, 2005
WI - Detective Maloney found guilty of killing wife Sandra
Nov. 7 2005 - Former Green Bay Police Detective John Maloney, convicted of kiling his wife, is seeking a new trial. Imprisoned prosecutor Joseph Paulus manufactured "incriminating evidence" against John Maloney, depriving him of a fair trial, Maloney's attorney will argue Wednesday before the Wisconsin Supreme Court. In court briefs, Maloney's attorney alleges Paulus ordered editing of a key videotape and its transcript to make it appear that Maloney had confessed to killing his wife, Sandra, a Madison native, in 1998 and setting fire to the couch where she lay. However, Assistant Attorney General Daniel O'Brien rejected such a notion in court documents, calling the alleged tape-tampering and other issues raised by Maloney "bizarre allegations (that) have no place in a court of law."...