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
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Jessica Gomez, 26, of Fort Dodge, was found killed in a rural area east of Clare in Webster County. Her friend, Mackenzie Lee Knigge, 26, of Clare, a woman originally reported missing with Gomez, has been charged with first degree murder. Phillip Anthony Williams, 25, of Lafayette, Ind., also is charged with murder. Three other people were also arrested with Knigge and Williams in Indiana.
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Before investigators found the burned body of a missing Fort Dodge woman or arrested her suspected killers last month, they found a bloody crime scene indicative of homicide, according to newly released court records.
It appeared to investigators that
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Douglas Garland, 56, is charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Nathan O’Brien and Alvin and Kathy Liknes in June 2014. He pleaded not guilty to all three counts Monday.
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Three people were killed in Newton County and so far, two people have been arrested.
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SUMAVA RESORTS, Ind. — Court documents recently released in a Newton County triple homicide reveal new details about the investigation and the bloody crime scene.
The Journal Courier attended a court hearing Dec. 14 to request transcripts or recordings from several probable cause hearings in the hours following the gruesome Aug. 28 discovery of three bodies covered in stab wounds.
The transcripts were released Wednesday, revealing new evidence leading up to the arrests of Sebastian M. Wedding and Derrick Thomas Cardosi, both 24.
During an Aug. 29 probable cause hearing, for example, a detective said he had recently spoken with Wedding’s ex-girlfriend, who said she was with him at 8:45 p.m. the night of the slayings.
He said the woman picked
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