Dad Accused of Slaying Girls to Hurt Ex

The day his ex-wife could legally remarry, Aaron Schaffhausen hopped aboard a train and left North Dakota to go back to Wisconsin. The next day, he cut their three young daughters' throats, wrapped their necks with his spare T-shirts and tucked them into bed. Prosecutors used those details in opening statements Tuesday to press their case that Schaffhausen was driven by revenge — not mental illness — and decided the best way to punish his ex-wife was to kill their girls. His defense...Full Story
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