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Aaron Schaffhausen

The Summer of Killer Dads

Mary Papenfuss | Posted 09.28.2013 | Crime
Mary Papenfuss

We spend far more time worrying about international terrorism than we do about terror within American homes, and we debate the rights of the unborn as we ignore the horrors facing many of the newly born and completely defenseless.

Dad Who Killed 3 Daughters To Hear His Fate

AP | AMY FORLITI | Posted 09.14.2013 | Crime

HUDSON, Wis. — A Wisconsin man who killed his three daughters last year in an act of revenge against his ex-wife was sentenced Monday to life in...

Lawyer Says Dad Killed Daughters Due To 'Desire For Revenge'

AP | AMY FORLITI | Posted 06.16.2013 | Crime

HUDSON, Wis. — A jury on Tuesday rejected an insanity defense by a Wisconsin father who admitted to killing his three young daughters last July,...

Mother Of 3 Children Killed By Husband Testifies

AP | Posted 04.03.2013 | Crime

HUDSON, Wis. -- The mother of three girls who were killed by their father in what prosecutors say was an act of revenge testified Wednesday that her e...

Divorce Made Father Charged With Killing Daughter Erratic, His Lawyer Says

AP | KYLE POTTER | Posted 06.02.2013 | Crime

HUDSON, Wis. — The day his ex-wife could legally remarry, Aaron Schaffhausen hopped aboard a train and left North Dakota to go back to Wisconsin...

Dad Who Killed 3 Daughters Will Try To Prove Insanity

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 04.01.2013 | Crime

HUDSON, Wis. -- Police found a horrifying scene at the Schaffhausen family home in the western Wisconsin city of River Falls last July: three girls de...

Man Who Killed 3 Daughters Pleads Guilty But Insane

AP | Posted 03.28.2013 | Crime

HUDSON, Wis. -- A father changed his pleas Thursday to guilty but insane in the killings of his three young daughters last summer in Wisconsin, which ...

Dad To Stand Trial For Allegedly Murdering 3 Daughters

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 09.23.2012 | Crime

MADISON, Wis. — A North Dakota construction worker must stand trial in the deaths of his three young daughters, a Wisconsin judge ruled Tuesday ...

Dad Tucked Daughters Into Bed After Killing Them, Cops Say

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 09.11.2012 | Crime

MADISON, Wis. -- A North Dakota man killed his three young daughters after they rushed to greet him during a surprise visit and left their bodies tuck...

Dad Jailed After Mom Finds 3 Young Girls Dead At Home

AP | Posted 09.10.2012 | Crime

RIVER FALLS, Wis. (AP) -- A father has been arrested after three young girls, believed to be his daughters, were found dead at home in a tiny western ...