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Weston "Prayer Death" Mom Due Back in Court This Week

Updated: 06/08/2009 - Leilani Neumann, the Weston woman convicted of second degree reckless homicide in the death of her 11-year old daughter is due back in court this week. Court officials say a sentencing date is expected to be set during the hearing.

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Leilani Neumann Says Trial was Completely Unfair

Updated: 05/26/2009 - WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) -- The mother convicted of allowing her daughter to die while the woman prayed for healing says the verdict shows how much more work needs to be done in her fight for religious freedom

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Leilani Neumann Found Guilty

Updated: 05/23/2009 - Watch the Special Report from WSAW.com on the Leilani Neumann Trial right here. This report recaps the week long trial of Leilani Neumann in the death of her 11-year-old daughter, Kara.

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Recap of Testimony in Leilani Neumann Trial

Updated: 05/22/2009 - On Monday, May 18th, eight witnesses testified, including the physician who performed Kara's autopsy. He told the court there is no doubt the girl died of untreated diabetes - and if she had received medical help almost up until the time she died - she would be alive and living a normal life.

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Leilani Neumann Trial Jury in Deliberations

Updated: 05/26/2009 - Jury deliberations in Leilani Neumann trial are underway. The 41-year old Weston woman is charged with second degree reckless homicide in the death of her 11-year old daughter, Kara. Authorities say she and her husband prayed for her instead of getting her medical attention and the girl died of untreated diabetes in March of 2008. Click on the box that says "Live Video" to watch the closings live.

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Day Three of Testimony in Leilani Neumann Trial

Updated: 01/05/2010 - Witnesses take stand in day three of Leilani Neumann trial. The 41-year old Weston woman is charged with second degree reckless homicide in the death of her 11-year old daughter, Kara. Authorities say she failed to get medical help for the girl who died of untreated diabetes.

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Prosecution says Kara Neumann's Death was "Dragged Out and Miserable"

Updated: 01/08/2010 - Prosecutors say Kara Neumann's death was "dragged out and miserable." But the defense says her symptoms didn't appear before 18-hours before she died. Her mother, Leilani is on trial for second degree reckless homicide after authorities say Neumann prayed for the girl instead of seeking medical attention for her and Kare died of untreated diabetes.

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Neumann Jury Selected

Updated: 05/26/2009 - The jury for the Leilani Neumann trial has now been chosen. It's 7 men and 7 women. Neumann and her husband Dale are charged with second degree reckless homicide in the death of their 11-year old daughter, Kara in 2008.

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NEW INFO: Judge Sets Separate Trials for Neumanns

Posted: 01/29/2009 - A judge has set separate trials for parents accused of reckless homicide for praying instead of taking their 11-year-old daughter to a doctor as she died of undiagnosed diabetes.

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NEW INFO: Neumann Trials Scheduled for May, July

Updated: 01/05/2010 - The trials for Dale and Leilani Neumann have been scheduled, following the couple’s request for a speedy trial. The two will have separate trials. Leilani’s is scheduled to begin May 14th, and Dale’s will begin July 23rd. Each trial is scheduled to last 1 week.

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Neumann Trial May Be Scheduled Monday

Updated: 01/05/2010 - A trial is expected to be scheduled soon for the Weston couple charged with second degree reckless homicide in the death of their daughter. Attorneys for Dale and Leilani Neumann, of Weston will meet Monday.

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NEW INFO: Judge Ready to Schedule Trial for Neumanns

Posted: 01/29/2009 - A judge says he's ready to schedule the trial of parents accused of reckless homicide for praying instead of taking their 11-year-old daughter to a doctor as she died of undiagnosed diabetes.

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NEW INFO: Neumanns File Motion Demanding Speedy Trial

Updated: 01/05/2010 - The attorneys for the Weston couple accused of causing the death of their daughter are asking for a speedy trial. Dale and Leilani Neumann's lawyers filed the motions Tuesday morning.

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Judge Allows Neumann Case to Proceed

Posted: 01/29/2009 - Marathon County Judge Vincent Howard says the case against Dale and Leilani Neumann can proceed. He made the ruling today after the Neumann's attorneys motioned a reckless homicide charge be dismissed on constitutional grounds.

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