DEADLY DECISIONS: State agency sues Enterprise to block release of Montwheeler records

Anthony W. Montwheeler appears at his arraignment in Malheur County Circuit Court on charges of aggravated murder, assault and kidnapping. He is accused of stabbing his ex-wife to death on Jan. 9, 2017, and then crashing head-on into another vehicle while fleeing police. The collision killed the other driver and injured his wife. (Malheur Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

The Enterprise

The state Psychiatric Security Review Board sued the Malheur Enterprise and publisher Les Zaitz to prevent disclosure of the records concerning its management of Anthony W. Montwheeler.

Montwheeler, 49, is accused of aggravated murder, assault and kidnapping for a Jan. 9, 2017, episode that ended in Malheur County. He is accused of kidnapping and stabbing to death his ex-wife, Annita Harmon, and killing a Vale man, David Bates, and . . .