Teen Stabbing Trial Delayed Until Spring
KSAL Staff - October 17, 2015 12:19 pm
The last of five defendants in the death of a Pittsburg State University student has been sentenced.
A trial involving the stabbing death of a 13-year-old Saline County girl has been delayed until Spring.
Officials tell KSAL News that the trial for Sierra Niehaus, which was scheduled to begin this month, has been delayed until March. Judge Patrick Thompson granted the dealy on Friday.
The case stems from the death of Galazia Niehaus. The Saline County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a stabbing at about 1:45 in the morning on Friday, August 1st, 2014. When deputies arrived at the scene in Northwest Saline County they found the body of Galazia, who had been stabbed to death.
Back in April the judge decided that the 15-year-old will be tried as an adult
Sierra is being held in the Saline County Jail on a million dollar bond.
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