"Hans Reiser, the Linux programmer facing a mandatory 25-to life
term for killing his wife, might disclose the location of Nina
Reiser's body in exchange for a reduced term, Alameda County
District Attorney Thomas Orloff told Threat Level on Friday.
"'There's been some overtures,' he said. 'But everything is in
its preliminary stage.'
"Another source familiar with the proposal, speaking on
condition of anonymity because no deal has been struck, said
Reiser, the prosecution and Alameda County Superior Court Judge
Larry Goodman would have to sign off on the proposed deal..."