An agonizing 911 call from the mother of three girls who were murdered by their father was played in a Hudson, Wis. Courtroom Tuesday.
Studies show the insanity defense is used in less than 1 percent of cases and only about a quarter of those cases are successful.
A Wisconsin father who admitted to killing his three little girls is heading to trial Monday.
A Wisconsin father accused of killing his three young daughters has pleaded guilty to three charges of first-degree intentional homicide, but is maintaining his insanity claim.
The River Falls, Wis. man, accused of killing his three daughters last July, was expected to change his plea to guilty in a Wisconsin court on Wednesday. Instead, no plea was made.
The River Falls, Wis., man accused of killing his three daughters plans to change his plea to guilty in a Wisconsin court on Wednesday.
Aaron Schaffhausen sat silently in the St. Croix County courtroom as Judge Howard Cameron admonished both sides. With the homicide trial set to begin in one month, the judge wants both prosecution and defense attorneys to keep their cases focused and to the point.
A judge has ordered a Wisconsin man accused of killing his three young daughters to undergo two separate psychiatric examinations prior to the beginning of his trial.
The father accused of killing his three daughters in River Falls, Wis. last summer made another appearance in court on Thursday.
A judge has accepted a father’s plea of not guilty by reason of mental disease and defect, after he was accused of killing his three daughters in their River Falls, Wis. home.
The father accused of killing his three daughters in their River Falls, Wis. home entered an insanity plea on Wednesday, according to officials.
The deadline for Aaron Schaffhausen to enter a not guilty plea by reason of “insanity” has come and gone. The Dec. 14 deadline was set by St. Croix County circuit court Judge Howard Cameron.
Aaron Schaffhausen once again showed no emotion as he was brought into the courtroom in shackles. The Defense is trying to get some evidence thrown out, including an interview where Schaffhausen sobbed when he was first arrested.
There will be another hearing in the murder case against Aaron Schaffhausen Monday in Hudson, Wis. Schaffhausen is accused of murdering his three young daughters this summer.
A father accused of murdering his three daughters in western Wisconsin headed to court Wednesday.