A man charged with murder Tuesday in a case that has haunted the hamlet of Coquille, Ore., for 10 years proclaimed his innocence and called the alleged victim, 15-year-old Leah Freeman, the "love of my life."
Nicholas McGuffin, 28, was charged Tuesday with killing then-girlfriend Freeman in 2000. Local authorities said McGuffin had long been a suspect in a crime. McGuffin pleaded not guilty.
When police arrived at McGuffin's home to arrest him, he was retrieving his mail, wearing a uniform...Full Story