In a lengthy motion filed two weeks after Amy Senser's conviction for two counts of criminal vehicular homicide, her attorney is asking the judge to throw out the conviction and find her not guilty. The attorney maintains that evidence in the case -- and comments from jurors afterward -- lend credence to her claims that she didn't know she hit a person when she struck and killed Anousone Phanthavong and left the scene.
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Amy Senser sentenced to 41 months in prison
A Hennepin County District Court judge said Amy Senser must serve at least two-thirds of her sentence behind bars for the fatal hit-and-run accident that killed a Roseville man last August on a freeway exit ramp in Minneapolis. In May, a jury convicted the wife of former Minnesota Viking Joe Senser on two felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide.
Judge: Amy Senser to stand trial on criminal charges
Senser's attorney filed a motion to dismiss the charges against her in a hit-and-run death. The county attorney's office filed a memo opposing that move, saying sufficient evidence exists to establish probable cause. On Friday, a judge ruled the charges will stand and the trial will proceed.
Prison time or probation looms as Amy Senser awaits Monday sentencing
Amy Senser is set to be to be sentenced Monday on two counts of criminal vehicular homicide in Anousone Phanthavong's death. The wife of former Minnesota Viking Joe Senser could get up to four years in prison, although her defense attorney says probation is appropriate.
Amy Senser's attorney appeals conviction in hit-and-run death
Amy Senser's attorney filed an appeal Friday over Senser's conviction in the hit-and-run death of Anousone Phanthavong. The 33-page filing in Hennepin County District Court alleges nearly a dozen "abuses of discretion" by the trial judge and seeks her release from jail during the appeals process. Senser was sentenced last month to 3 1/2 years at the Minnesota women's prison in Shakopee.
Amy Senser charged with felony in fatal hit-and-run
The wife of former Viking Joe Senser turned herself in to authorities this morning and faces a charge for criminal vehicular operation. She says she was driving the vehicle when Anousone Phanthavong was killed.
Amy Senser's attorney subpoenas TV station for interviews with jurors
The subpoena demands KARE 11 to turn over "raw audio and video footage of interviews with jurors" after a verdict was reached in the fatal hit-and-run trial. Senser was convicted of criminal vehicular homicide and her attorney is working on an appeal. She will be sentenced July 9.
KSTP among TV stations subpoenaed by Amy Senser's attorney
KSTP reports the subpoena was entered into the court file Wednesday and asks for "raw audio and video footage" of interviews with jurors following Amy Senser's criminal vehicular homicide trial. The wife of former Vikings tight end Joe Senser was convicted of two felonies and is scheduled to be sentenced July 9. Her attorney is working on an appeal.
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