Red Sox Visit Walter Reed Patients Before White House Appearance

Red Sox Visit Walter Reed Patients Before White House Appearance

Plus: Bethesda man seeks new trial after murder conviction in bunker fire death; Montgomery father concerned deadline could jeopardize prosecution of mom charged with killing kids

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Red Sox visit veterans at Walter Reed before White House visit

Before visiting the White House to celebrate their 2018 World Series championship, members of the Red Sox baseball team visited patients at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda. [CBS]

Bethesda man seeks new trial after murder conviction in bunker fire death

Daniel Beckwitt’s attorneys asked a Montgomery County judge on Monday to schedule a hearing for their written request for a new trial after Beckwitt was recently found guilty of murder in the fiery death of a man helping him dig secret tunnels under his Bethesda home.

The 27-year-old faces up to 30 years in prison at sentencing set for June 17. [Washington Post]

Montgomery father concerned deadline could jeopardize prosecution of mom charged with killing kids

A Montgomery County father is concerned state law that mandates felony charges must be dismissed after five years against a defendant who is found incompetent to stand trial could allow a woman who killed three of her children to “get away with murder.” [WTOP]

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