Posted 3:53 PM 4/27/2012 : Victim of 1984 'mountain men' kidnapping, former sheriff speak at parole hearing
A woman who was kidnapped while running near Big Sky in 1984 then chained to a tree and shot testified at a parole hearing today for one of the men involved.
Kari Swenson took the stand, telling the Montana Parole Board that she was shocked to be in the same room as Don Nichols.
Posted 2:38 PM 4/27/2012 : Parole denied for Don Nichols
Parole was denied this morning for "mountain man" Don Nichols who kidnapped a jogger in 1984 and shot and killed one of her rescuers.
A hearing was held before the Montana Parole Board this morning.
Nichols, 81, is serving an 85-year prison sentence. He will be eligible for parole