Mom Of Slain Girls Still Working To Honor Their Legacy Thursday marks a heartbreaking anniversary for a Wisconsin community. Two years ago, three little girls, 11-year-old Amara, 8-year-old Sophie and 5-year-old Cecilia, were killed by their father in their River Falls home.
River Falls Raises $48K For Schaffhausen Girls' Memorial PlaygroundThe River Falls community is rallying behind Jessica Schaffhausen, who lost her three daughters, last year. Jessica's turning the murders of 11-year-old Amara, 8-year-old Sophie, and 5-year-old Cecilia into a positive, trying to build a playground as a memorial.
Esme's Blog: Remembering The Schaffhausen SistersOf the many, many stories I have covered in my career, the murders of the three Schaffhausen sisters is one that stands out for its horror, its sadness and its tragic scope of loss. I do not in any way mean to minimize any other stories I have reported on.
River Falls Days Much More Subdued After TragedyRiver Falls Days starts Thursday -- an event that will be considerably subdued this year in the small community, after such tragedy.