A jury said the Wisconsin father accused of killing his three daughters had a mental illness or defect when he committed the crime. However, the jury believes Aaron Schaffhausen knew what he was doing and therefore has rejected his insanity plea.
A Wisconsin man who has admitted he killed his three young daughters was in control of his actions and decided that his “selfish desire for revenge” was worth more than his girls’ lives, a prosecutor said during closing arguments Tuesday.
The final witness in the Aaron Schaffhausen sanity trial, a prosecution psychiatrist, took the stand Monday, testifying that Schaffhausen was sane when he committed the murders.
Jurors at the insanity trial of a man who admitted killing his three young daughters viewed graphic photos Friday of the Wisconsin scene where the children’s bodies were found.
Because of the winter storm, Aaron Schaffhausen’s murder trial started late Thursday morning.
A father who admitted killing his three daughters in western Wisconsin won’t testify at his insanity trial, despite speculation going into Wednesday’s proceedings that he would.
On Tuesday, more testimony is expected from medical experts in the insanity phase of Aaron Schaffhausen’s murder trial.
Susan Allen described her son, Aaron Schaffhausen, as a little boy with big problems. He didn’t connect with adults and had very few friends.
After an apparent potential threat on Friday during the Aaron Schaffhausen trial, Monday will see an increase in security, according to a statement from authorities.
St. Croix County authorities say security will be tighter Monday at the western Wisconsin courthouse where a man is on trial in the killings of his three daughters.
The Aaron Schaffhausen trial moves into its third day in Hudson, Wis. Wisconsin on Thursday as prosecutors will continue making their case.
The mother of three little girls who were murdered in Wisconsin last year testified Wednesday in the first phase of her ex-husband’s murder trial.
An agonizing 911 call from the mother of three girls who were murdered by their father was played in a Hudson, Wis. Courtroom Tuesday.
Police in western Wisconsin say a Hudson Golf Course employee from Minnesota suffered severe head injuries when a 55-gallon drum exploded.
A Wisconsin man planned a simple tribute to his mother when he put up a miniature version of a one-room schoolhouse, filled it with books and invited people to borrow them.