You will be redirected to the page you want to view in  seconds.

Former Bragg soldier again appeals conviction

Feb. 4, 2014 - 09:35AM   |  
  • Filed Under

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A former Fort Bragg soldier convicted in a triple slaying in 1985 has again appealed his conviction in military court.

The Fayetteville Observer reports that 55-year-old Timothy Hennis was sentenced to death in 2010 for the slayings of Kathryn Eastburn and her two young daughters.

Hennis is a former master sergeant brought out of retirement to face a court-martial nearly two decades after his conviction in state court was overturned and he was found not guilty

Lawyers for Hennis, who is in military prison, filed another military appeal last week. They say the military lacked jurisdiction to hold a court-martial because of a break in Hennis’ military service.

The U.S. Supreme Court in 2012 refused to review Hennis’ arguments.

Answers by RallyPoint

Join trending discussions in the military's #1 professional community. See what members like yourself have to say from across the DoD.

More In News

Start your day with a roundup of top defense news.

VA Home Loan

Search By:

Product Options:
Zip Code:

From Our Blogs


The latest from PT365

News for your in-box

Sign up now for free Military Times E-Reports. Choose from Money and Education. Subscribers: log in for premium e-newsletters.

This Week's Army Times

This Week's Army Times

CrossFit vs. unit PT
Troops will do the training plans in a $2.5 million study

Subscribe for Print or Digital delivery today!

MilitaryTimes Green Trusted Classifieds Looking to buy, sell and connect on Military Times?
Browse expanded listings across hundreds of military installations.
Faces of valorHonoring those who fought and died in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.
hall of valorThe Hall of Valor is a searchable database of valor award citations collected by Doug Sterner, a Vietnam veteran and Military Times contributing editor, and by Military Times staff.

All you need to know about your military benefits.

Benefits handbook

Guard & Reserve All you need to know about the Guard & Reserve.

guard and reserve handbook