Wednesday, March 11, 2015


The long-pending murder cases are being dispatched...

Matthew Brown gets sentenced 40 years for killing Neil Decker today which was Decker's birthday - John Chiv/Words Worth 3/11/15 3:08 PM
Friends of Neil Decker told me before court opened today was Neil Decker's birthday. Family and friends sobbed as they read victim statements.

Decker's mother said after her statement in court,"You motherfucker I hope you rot in he'll "

Matthew Brown flashed a peace sign and smiled at Decker's loved one as he was lead away by the bailiff.
Chiv's coverage of this case:

Matthew Brown sentencing on March 11 - 2/17/15

"So what the heck is all this about? Doesn't matter what I believe, what Mr. Elvine-Kreiss believes, it matters what you believe." - 2/14/15
Penalties and potential years in prison Matthew Brown could get for shooting Neil Decker - 2/14/15
"This is a third world country, wild west in Humboldt County" - 2/14/15

Jury finds Matthew Brown guilty of second degree murder - 2/13/15
Verdict in for the Matthew Brown case...stay tuned - 2/13/15
Closing arguments over, jury deliberating Matthew Brown's fate 2/13/15
Matthew Brown was asked to come to the Johnson home to work out differences. Matthew Brown came over carrying a loaded gun." - 2/13/15

Who will the Matthew Brown jury believe? HCSO denies any connection between Sohum murders despite defense probing - 2/12/15
"I was waiting for the day Neil was going to kill me"; Matthew Brown infers who Alderpoint 8 leader was and who they reported to - 2/12/15

Is there a connection between other unsolved murders and the shooting Matthew Brown is charged with? - 2/10/15

"I didn't know I was going to Murder Mountain"; initially Brown denied shooting Decker; says Sheriff deputies saved his life; "I was scared as fuck" - 2/7/15
Neil Decker died of "a single, shotgun wound to the chest" and "his blood was positive for meth" - 2/7/15

"I know some of the things are not to be talked about in the community" - 2/5/15
"He came home and he was really scared; he didn't know what to do; that he just came at him and he had to defend himself" - 2/5/15

Day 2: Key Prosecution witness in Brown case decimated on cross by defense - 2/4/15
Matthew Brown's ex-gf confirms victim called him "bitch boy" and provoked him into fight - 2/4/15

"He shot me in my fucking heart" is what victim's girlfriend testifies in the Rancho Sequoia murder case - 2/3/15
First day of Murder Mountain homicide covers meth, vigilante justice and the Alderpoint 8 - 2/3/15
Minutes before opening arguments for Brown, jury told "sudden change" - 2/3/15

Jury selected for Alderpoint homicide suspect Matthew Brown; opening arguments tommorow? - 2/2/15

Rancho Sequoia murder suspect Matthew Brown finally starts jury trial - 1/26/15

Alderpoint murder case trial delayed; dates expected to be set next week - 1/9/15

Alderpoint murder suspect Matthew Brown spares us theatrics today while his jury trial date is confirmed - 1/5/15

Matthew Brown murder case jury trial delayed a week 12/17/14

Alderpoint murder suspect Matthew Brown jury trial to proceed on January 5 - 12/3/14

Rancho Sequoia victim identified, male 57 years old - 7/23/14

Suspect identified in Alderpoint shooting - 7/21/14