Accused murderer's father testifies he had warned his son about "techno-geeks" who are into sadomasochism, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
San Francisco Chronicle predicts trial of Hans Reiser, accused of killing his wife whose body has not been found, will be one of the most sensational in recent local memory.
Civil jury in California orders the convicted murderer, once known in tech circles for his Linux software, to pay his two children $60 million for killing their mother.
Hans Reiser, who was convicted of killing his wife in a bizarre 2008 courtroom drama, is demanding a new trial. The main claim in his rambling 117-page filing is that his attorney forced him to take the stand against his will.
When it comes to stereotypical nerds, the programmer accused of murdering his wife is in a class of his own, or at least that's what his defense attorney would like the jury to think.
Life has changed dramatically for a reporter who is live-blogging the murder trial of programmer Hans Reiser and can now turn to his laptop, instead of puzzles, during downtime.
Linux programmer convicted in April of murdering his estranged wife leads police to what is believed to be her body, authorities tell the San Francisco Chronicle.
Deal could be in the works in which Linux programmer convicted of murdering his estranged wife would disclose the body's location in exchange for a reduced sentence.
Testimony offers details of the day his wife went missing, but also highlights suspect Hans Reiser's life as a child genius, computer geek, and self-propelled learner.