Samuel Borntreger pleads guilty to 2nd-degree murder

Samuel Borntreger, a former Harrison County Amish minister pleaded guilty in Harrison County court today to a charge of second-degree murder. He has been in custody since January after telling authorities in Kentucky that he poisoned his wife, Anna Yoder Borntreger, who died in 2006. Today’s court appearance was originally scheduled to be a bond […]

Samuel Borntreger, Amish minister, waives preliminary hearing on first-degree murder charge

Samuel Borntreger could face additional charges of child abuse and sexual misconduct

(St. Joseph News Press) – Testimony in a bond hearing Wednesday revealed an ongoing criminal investigation against an Amish man charged with poisoning his own wife. Samuel Borntreger appeared in a Harrison County courtroom Wednesday on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Anna Yoder Borntreger, in 2006. Authorities raised the […]