BATON ROUGE – The ongoing trial in the 2015 murder of Robert Noce has revealed unsettling details from the night the convicted child molester was murdered.
In 2015, Noce took a lesser charge in the sexual abuse of Crehan’s girlfriend when she was a child.
Crehan and his lover, Brittany Monk, were both charged in Noce’s death, however she pleaded guilty to manslaughter, a lesser charge. Monk was repeatedly sexually abused as a child by Noce, her mother’s boyfriend, according to the prosecution and court records. He was sentenced to five years probation for abusing Monk, one month before he was found dead inside of a barrel at his home.
On Monday, Crehan’s defense likened their situation to a modern-day Romeo and Juliet. But the story of what allegedly happened on the night of Noce’s death is a far cry from the Shakespearean classic.
Monk, who gave birth to Crehan’s child in prison, took the stand Tuesday to testify against her