Mennonite investigator who won't testify goes back to jail
March 1, 2018
DENVER (AP) — A defense investigator in a Colorado death penalty case remained behind bars after refusing again on Wednesday to testify for prosecutors, saying that helping their effort to execute a defendant would violate her religious beliefs.
Greta Lindecrantz, a Mennonite who opposes capital punishment, faced a third night in jail and possibly more after telling Judge Michelle Amico that her position hasn't changed.
"I feel like I'm having to choose between you and God," Lindecrantz, wearing a blue jail uniform and shackles on her arms, said.
Outside the courtroom before the hearing,...