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Sierra Niehaus (left) is accused of stabbing to death her 13-year-old sister Galazia Niehaus (right).

July 28, 2015 5:20 pm
A case involving the stabbing death of a 13-year-old Saline County girl is slowly progressing towards a trial. A Saline County teen accused of stabbing her sister to death spent most of the day in court Tuesday. 15-year-old Sierra Niehaus appeared with her attorney Julie Effenbeck. Judge Patrick Thompson listened to several pre-trial motions. Sierra is scheduled ...


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