Trial set for man accused of killing Park Rapids woman in January 2008
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - A Hubbard County district judge has set a Sept. 8 trial date for a Michigan man accused of killing a woman here in January 2008.
Richard Derek Wright, 42, a pipeline foreman is accused of strangling to death Sonya Hennagir on Jan. 29, 2008 at the victim's home. Wright, however, has said the killing was the accidental result of intoxication and an intimate encounter gone too far. He has been in the Hubbard County jail on $1.2 million bail since his arrest.