Wealthy dentist to testify in trial over wife’s safari death

DENVER — A wealthy dentist accused of killing his wife on a remote African safari in 2016 and later collecting nearly $5 million in insurance money was expected to testify in his defense Wednesday afternoon during his murder trial.

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Federal prosecutors allege Lawrence “Larry” Rudolph confessed during a fight with his longtime lover at a restaurant after learning that the FBI was investigating his wife Bianca Rudolph’s shooting death.

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His lawyer has argued Rudolph was worth more than $15 million when his wife died and had no financial motive to kill her.

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