Hans Reiser (creator of the ReiserFS file system), 44, strenuously denied that he had murdered his wife throughout his criminal trial — only to be found guilty. He even asserted his innocence following the verdict. However, in a surprise development, he has led police to his wife’s body.
Reiser was facing sentencing for first-degree murder after his guilty verdict in April.
He let the body of Nina Reiser, 31, in a ravine less than a mile from the house where Hans Reiser lived with his mother.
Such disclosures clearly have a benefit in sentencing, but are undermined by the fact that the defendant forced the court to go through a