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Colver trial: Tylar Witt takes the stand

Tylar Witt is escorted to the courtroom. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Tylar Marie Witt, the 16-year-old former lover of murder suspect Steven “Boston” Colver, was called by prosecutors Wednesday morning to testify against the man she was once willing to kill for. Witt, who last year pleaded guilty to her mother Joanne Witt’s 2009 murder,¬†stoically recalled the first time she met Colver, now 21, at El […]

No Comment / June 01, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Tylar Witt to testify Wednesday

TYLAR WITT is led into the courtoom Tuesday. Her testimony was put over to Wednesday after here defense attorney called in sick Tuesday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Another day, another delay. The murder trial of 21-year-old Steven “Boston” Colver was postponed yet again Tuesday morning. This most recent delay came on the heels of Thursday’s abbreviated hearing, during which the testimony of Colver’s former lover, 16-year-old Tylar Marie Witt, was continued before she ever took the witness stand because of concerns over […]

No Comment / May 31, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Witt, Colver sentenced

More than two years after Joanne Witt was discovered brutally murdered in her home, star-crossed lovers Steven “Boston” Colver and Tylar Marie Witt were sentenced Friday afternoon for killing the El Dorado Hills single mom. Before a packed courtroom, El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Daniel B. Proud sentenced Colver, 21, to life in prison […]

1 Comment / August 12, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Witt will be sentenced with Colver

TYLAR WITT, left, watches court proceedings Monday in the El Dorado Superior Courthouse in Placerville. Her scheduled sentencing was delayed. VIllage Life photo by Pat Dollins

Tylar Witt will be sentenced Aug. 12 along side her recently convicted former lover. The 16-year-old girl’s sentencing will come more than two years after she and Steven “Boston” Colver, 21, killed Tylar’s mother, Joanne, while she slept in her El Dorado Hills home on June 12, 2009. Last week, Colver was found guilty of […]

No Comment / June 20, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Colver: Tylar ‘did it for us’

STEVEN COLVER, seen here with attorney Dain Weiner, took the stand at his murder trial.

After three weeks of attorneys telling and re-telling the story of Steven “Boston” Colver and Tylar Marie Witt, Colver was finally called to the witness stand Thursday to testify in his own defense. Colver, 21, told jurors that Tylar, his then 14-year-old girlfriend, called him to the house she and her mother shared on the […]

No Comment / June 10, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Colver murder trial: Tylar’s stare ‘as if her mom didn’t exist,’ witness testifies

TYLER WITT waits in court. She testified against her former boyfriend, Steven Colver. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

When 16-year-old Tylar Marie Witt confessed to killing her mother in the hopes of receiving a lesser sentence, she agreed to lead authorities to the knife allegedly used by her former boyfriend, Steven “Boston” Colver. But testimony Tuesday afternoon in a Placerville courtroom revealed that the weapon used in the June 12, 2009, murder of […]

No Comment / June 08, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Colver trial: Angels, demons and Witt’s multiple personalities

STEVEN COLVER looks to Tylar Witt, already seated at the witness stand, as he enters the courtroom Thursday morning. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Confessed killer Tylar Marie Witt apparently wasn’t the only one who needed the adoration of her former boyfriend Steven “Boston” Colver, as the 16-year-old testified Wednesday that supernatural beings living inside of her would have died if she lost her lover. Colver, 21, is charged with the 2009 first-degree murder of Witt’s mother, Joanne. Last […]

No Comment / June 02, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

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