A new playground in River Falls, Wis., opened Saturday in honor of the three Schaffhausen girls. The young girls were murdered by their father in their River Falls home three years ago. Their mother, Jessica Peterson, who remarried, decided to build the playground memorial to remember them.
A mother has gotten her first up-close look at a playground built in memory of her three young daughters killed by their father in northwestern Wisconsin in 2012. The Leader-Telegram and KSTP-TV report the playground built for Jessica Peterson’s daughters Amara, Sophie and Cecilia is set to open Aug. 15 in River Falls.
The community in Wisconsin’s River Falls came together to help a mother overcome a devastating loss nearly three years ago, In July of 2012, Aaron Schaffhausen killed his daughters — Amara, Sophie and Cecilia. Since then, the community has worked to raise $550,000 for a memorial playground in their honor.
A memorial playground for three sisters killed by their father in western Wisconsin has reached its fundraising goal, thanks to the sale of their former home.
The River Falls community is helping a mother overcome grief by raising money for a memorial playground. Hundreds took part in the annual Tri-Angels 5K and 10K run Saturday morning to remember 11-year-old Amara, 8-year-old Sophie, and 5-year-old Cecilia Schaffhausen.
Three River Falls, Wis., sisters killed by their father in April of 2012 are being remembered by a playground in the community they grew up in. Next weekend, organizers are putting together a fun run in memory of Sophie, Cecilia and Amara Schaffhausen.
A mother whose three daughters were murdered by their father in northwestern Wisconsin is working to honor their memory, is remarried and is expecting a child. Jessica Peterson says she misses her girls a lot and will always carry the pain of their loss.
A judge has ordered the Wisconsin man who was convicted of killing his three daughters in Wisconsin to pay restitution to his ex-wife. Last year, Aaron Schaffhausen was handed three consecutive life sentences for the murders of 11-year-old Amara, 8-year-old Sophie and 5-year-old Cecilia at their River Falls home.
The house where Aaron Schaffhausen murdered his three daughters will be deconstructed, according to the lender that currently owns the residence. Several local organizations volunteered their services to accomplish the task.
The home where one of the most infamous murders in recent area history happened was on the auction block on Tuesday.
The opening bid for the River Falls, Wis., home — where the three Schaffhausen girls were murdered by their father — was $180,000.
Jessica Schaffhausen is auctioning off 100 pieces of her late daughters’ artwork. The money will be used to build a playground in their memory. Amara, Sophie and Cecelia were just 11, 8 and 5 when they were murdered by their father, Aaron Schaffhausen, last summer. He is now serving life in prison.
The man who killed his three daughters in their River Falls, Wis. home was sentenced to three consecutive life sentences behind bars on Monday afternoon. The sentencing hearing for Aaron Schaffhausen was held in Hudson, Wis.
The man who killed his three daughters in their River Falls, Wis. home will hear his fate on Monday. A sentencing hearing for Aaron Schauffhausen is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. in Hudson, Wis.
This Friday will mark one year since a horrifying crime that rocked one Wisconsin community. Last year, Aaron Schaffhausen murdered his three daughters in their River Falls home. Amara was 11, Sophie was eight and their youngest sister Cecilia was five years old. Schaffhausen’s sentencing hearing is set for a week from Monday. To honor the girls’ memory, their mother, Jessica Schaffhausen, is trying to do something positive for the community. She wants to raise a $500,000 for what will be called the “Tri-Angels Playground.”
Because of the winter storm, Aaron Schaffhausen’s murder trial started late Thursday morning.
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.
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.
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.
A grieving mother asks the realty company to take the house where her three daughters were killed off the market.
A man accused of murdering his three daughters returned to court in Wisconsin Thursday afternoon.
A man who is accused of killing his three daughters at their River Falls, Wis., home last month is scheduled to appear in St. Croix County Court on Tuesday.
The man accused of killing his three young daughters in River Falls, Wis., is facing an additional charge.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday evening for three young sisters who were murdered in River Falls last week.