September 19, 2008
NHO file photo
The late Mia Henderson, an outstanding academic and sport rising star of Tuba City and Moencopi communities is fondly remembered by her family, friends and teachers following her tragic death a little over one year ago.
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Verdict includes charges of forgery and identity theft
TUCSON, Ariz. - After 3 1/2 hours, jurors deliberating in the case of 19-year-old Galareka Harrison handed down a guilty verdict against the young Diné woman accused of stabbing her University of Arizona (UA) roommate Mia Henderson to death on Sept. 5, 2007 and for later trying to make the slaying look like a suicide. Harrison, who was charged with first-degree murder, three counts of forgery and one count of identity theft pleaded not guilty via Assistant Public Defender John O'Brien.