Convicted of 3-year-old Kayleigh Slusher’s murder, the girl’s mother, Sara Lynn Krueger, and her former boyfriend, Ryan Scott Warner, have both filed notices of appeal.
A day after Sara Lynn Krueger and Ryan Scott Warner were sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Krueger’s daughter, 3-year-old Kayleigh Slusher, the Napa County Superior Court released assessments of the defendants by county probation officers Friday.
Sara Lynn Krueger and Ryan Scott Warner were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in Napa County Superior Court Thursday morning for the murder of Krueger’s daughter, 3-year-old Kayleigh Slusher, back in 2014.
From chilling crime scene evidence to graphic autopsy photos to emotional testimony, jurors assigned to the Kayleigh Slusher murder trials were subjected to their own type of potential trauma.
After nearly a month of hearing testimony, the dual juries in the Kayleigh Slusher murder trial found both the mother and her boyfriend guilty of first degree murder and assault on a child causing death. Jurors also found the special allegation that the murder involved the infliction of tort…
The Kayleigh Slusher murder trial is taking a break for the Memorial Day weekend with one jury still deliberating and the other jury having reached a verdict on Thursday.
Before closing arguments were finished in the Ryan Scott Warner case on Thursday afternoon, jurors reached a verdict in the case against Sara Lynn Krueger.
The Kayleigh Slusher murder trial is wrapping up this week as one set of jurors begins to deliberate and another gets ready to hear closing arguments.
Defense attorneys in the Kayleigh Slusher murder trial rested their cases in Napa County Superior Court Monday, with juries to hear closing statements later this week.
Sara Lynn Krueger and Ryan Scott Warner, the couple accused of murdering Krueger’s 3-year-old daughter, Kayleigh Slusher, in 2014, will be back in Napa County Superior Court on Monday as the trial heads into its fourth week of testimony.
Jurors were shown additional video of Sara Lynn Krueger’s emotional interview with Napa Police during court on Thursday. Krueger, 27, is accused along with former boyfriend Ryan Scott Warner, 29, of murdering her daughter, 3-year-old Kayleigh Slusher, in 2014.
Sara Lynn Krueger, accused of murdering her 3-year-old daughter Kayleigh Slusher, took the stand for the first time Wednesday to testify about being a victim of abuse and what happened before and after her daughter was found dead.
Moments before court was unexpectedly adjourned for the day on Tuesday, counsel advised the court that Sara Lynn Krueger, the mother accused of murdering her 3-year-old daughter Kayleigh Slusher in 2014, plans to testify on her own behalf.
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It’s been an emotional two weeks in the Napa courtroom where the couple accused of murdering 3-year-old Kayleigh Slusher in 2014 are being tried simultaneously, but with different juries.
A white refrigerator covered in a white blanket greeted jurors in the Kayleigh Slusher murder trial when they walked into the Superior Court courtroom Thursday morning.
The day after her 3-year-old daughter was found dead in her east Napa apartment, her mother, Sara Lynn Krueger, admitted to a Napa Police detective that she and her boyfriend, Ryan Scott Warner, were using drugs daily in the days leading up to Kayleigh Slusher’s death.
Defendant Ryan Scott Warner admitted to spanking Kayleigh Slusher, but denied abusing her during his interview with Napa Police on Feb. 2, 2014, the day after the 3-year-old’s body was found.
While Kayleigh Slusher’s mother faces a murder charge in criminal court, Kayleigh’s father is moving forward with a civil lawsuit filed against the City of Napa, County of Napa and several police officers and social workers alleging that their negligence contributed to Kayleigh’s death.
Day four of the Kayleigh Slusher murder trial was unexpectedly postponed Thursday morning.
Emotions peaked during the Kayleigh Slusher murder trial Wednesday – which also happened to be Kayleigh’s birthday – as the police officer who found the child’s cold body recounted his experience at the apartment on 2060 Wilkins Avenue.
The second day of the Kayleigh Slusher murder trial began with the prosecution calling seven witnesses, including the 3-year-old child’s grandmother, Robin Slusher.
Opening statements in what is expected to be a month-long murder trial of two defendants in the death of 3-year-old Kayleigh Slusher -- her mother Sara Krueger and her boyfriend Ryan Scott Warner -- continued Monday afternoon in Napa County Superior Court.
The opening salvo in what is expected to be a month-long murder trial of two defendants in the death of Kayleigh Slusher -- her mother Sara Krueger and her boyfriend Ryan Scott Warner -- began Monday morning in Napa County Superior Court.