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.
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.
The defense maintains that Aaron Schaffhausen was insane when he killed his three girls in their home in River Falls, Wis.
A 19-year-old River Falls, Wis. teen went missing last week and there is a concern for his safety, according to police.
Security will be tighter at the St. Croix County courthouse where jurors will decide whether a North Dakota man was sane when he killed his three young daughters.
The parents of a man who has admitted killing his three young daughters testified about their son’s troubled childhood and mental health issues as the second week of his sanity trial got underway in western Wisconsin.
In the first hours of jury selection in Aaron Schaffhausen’s insanity trial, a prospective juror raised her hand and said she could not be impartial. She said she believed Aaron Schaffhausen had to be insane because of the crime he had committed; stabbing to death his daughters ages 11, 8 and 5.
Defense attorneys in the Aaron Schaffhausen trial put 11 witnesses on the stand in their effort to prove he was insane when he killed his three daughters.
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.
Nine women and six men have been selected to serve on the jury in the trial of a Wisconsin man accused of killing his three daughters.
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.
A water main broke in River Falls on Monday afternoon, affecting a dozen homes and a middle school.
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.
Police in Wisconsin arrested a man after he dialed 911, possibly by accident, and started talking about how he hoped the police didn’t catch him drinking and driving.
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.