Prosecutors say Schaffhausen's motive was to hurt ex-wife
HUDSON - Prosecutors say Aaron Schaffhausen killed his three daughters in order to hurt his ex-wife. The revelation at a court hearing yesterday is the first time a motive has been suggested for the July triple-murder in River Falls.
Eleven year old Amara, eight year old Sophie and five year old Cecilia Schaffhausen were all found tucked into their beds with their throats slit. If convicted, Schaffhausen would face a mandatory sentence of life in prison.