DENVER (AP) — A trial is set to begin this week in Colorado for the founder of a Pennsylvania dental franchise accused of killing his wife on an African safari six years ago and collecting nearly $5 million in insurance proceeds.
Federal prosecutors allege that 67-year-old Lawrence “Larry” Rudolph, 67 killed his wife during a 2016 safari trip in Zambia.
Rudolph's attorney say Bianca Rudolph's death was accidental and accuse prosecutors of relying on circumstantial evidence.
He was a big game hunter and former head of an international safari club.
The trial is in Colorado is in because several insurers tied to the payout were based here.