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This is the United States District Court of Charlottesville, Virginia's Notice of Intent to introduce evidence against Darrell David Rice, the suspected killer of Julianne Williams and Laura Winans. Williams and Winans were murdered in Shenandoah National Park along the Appalachian Trail in late May/June of 1996. The two women were in a homosexual relationship with one another, and Rice was quoted as hating gays and believing that Williams and Winans deserved to die. The document states that Rice, if found guilty, would be charged with capital murder.

Collection:

Legislation


Date:

10/04/2002

Creator:

United States District Court, Charlottesville, VA

Subject

1996 Shenandoah National Park Murder Victims Julianne Williams and Laura Winans on the Appalachian Trail

Contributor

Rachel Stierle

Format

None recorded.

Source:

U.S. District Court For the Western District of Virginia. "Government's First Notice of Intent To Introduce Evidence Pursuant To Federal Rule of Evidence 404(B)." 2002. Charlottesville, VA: Clerk's Office U.S. District Court. April 10, 2002. Accessed from http://www.cbsnews.com/htdocs/pdf/rice_intent.pdf.

Collins, Dan. "Md. Man Charged With Hate Murders." CBS. April 10, 2002. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/md-man-charged-with-hate-murders/.

Rights

None recorded.

Citation

United States District Court, Charlottesville, VA, “United States District Court Notice of Intent to Introduce Evidence in United States of America v. Darrell David Rice Case,” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed June 1, 2020, https://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/112.
Darrell David Rice 1996 Shenandoah National Park in US District Court April 10 2002.pdf