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Father accused of killing 3 daughters in court

Published 11:05am Monday, December 3, 2012

HUDSON, Wis. (AP) — The father accused of killing his three young daughters at the girls’ western Wisconsin home is back in court.

Among the issues expected to be addressed at a hearing for Aaron Schaffhausen in St. Croix County Circuit Court Monday is a videotaped police interrogation and what jurors may or may not be able to see from the 3 ½-hour interview.

The 35-year-old carpenter from Minot, N.D., is accused of killing 5-year-old Cecilia, 8-year-old Sophie and 11-year-old Amara Schaffhausen at their home in River Falls last July during a visit with his daughters.

The Star Tribune reports the home owned by Schaffhausen where the girls died is now in foreclosure.


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