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NEW INFO: Judge Reviewing Motion in Neumann Case

Updated: 01/05/2010 - Judge Vincent Howard says he'll review other similar case files after hearing arguments in the Dale and Leilani Neumann case Monday afternoon. The Neumanns are charged with reckless homicide in the death of their daughter. Their lawyers say the charge is unconstitutional.

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NEW INFO: Neumanns Plead Not Guilty, Motion for Charges to be Dismissed

Updated: 08/19/2008 - The parents of the 11-year-old Weston girl whom authorities say died of untreated diabetes are pleading not guilty to all charges. Dale and Leilani Neumann were in Marathon County Court Tuesday morning. They also say the charges are unconstitutional and should be dismissed.

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Neumann Parents Seek Dismissal of Reckless Homicide Charges

Updated: 05/19/2008 - The parents who prayed while their 11-year-old daughter became fatally ill say charges accusing them of reckless homicide should be dismissed. Attorneys for Dale and Leilani Neumann filed a motion Monday contending the criminal complaint was defective, according to court records.

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Neumann Case: The First of its Kind in Wisconsin

Updated: 01/06/2010 - According to U-W-Stevens Point Political Science Professor, John Blakeman, cases like this are not as rare as people may think and are very difficult for states to prosecute.

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What Do You Think? Leave Your Comments About Neumann Case Here

Posted: 04/28/2008 - What do you think of the decision to charge Dale and Leilani Neumann with second-degree reckless homicide in the death of their 11-year-old daughter? Sound off about this or any other part of this case at

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News Conference Set for Monday Regarding Investigation of Weston Girl's Death

Posted: 04/28/2008 - A news conference is scheduled for Monday regarding the status of the Madeline Kara Neumann death investigation. In a news release, Marathon County District Attorney Jill Falstad says her office's review of the Everest Metro Police Department file is expected to be complete by then.

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Vergin: Investigation of Girl's Death Should be Done Friday

Posted: 04/29/2008 - Police say the investigation into the death of an 11-year-old rural Weston girl from untreated diabetes should be completed Friday. According to police, the girl's parents had chosen to pray for her to get better instead of getting her medical help.

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Friends of Family Make Frantic 911 Call to Police

Posted: 04/29/2008 - Authorities say a frantic 911 call to the Marathon County Sheriff's Department from the home of an 11-year-old Weston girl who died from untreated diabetes was made by friends of the girl's parents.

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NEW INFO: Online Ministry Speaks Against Modern Medicine

Posted: 04/29/2008 - The mother of the 11-year-old Weston girl who died of an untreated diabetic condition apparently was active on an online religious site that appears to condemn the use of modern medicine.

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NEW INFO: 11-Year-Old Girl Died of Untreated Diabetic Condition

Updated: 01/05/2010 - Chief Dan Vergin tells NewsChannel 7 an 11-year-old Weston girl died Sunday of a diabetic condition. Vergin says Madeline Neumann weighed 75 pounds when she died, and that her parents prayed over her but sought no medical attention.

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