Sarah Linebaugh

Rothville mom sentenced to 30-years with Department of Corrections in death of infant daughter

A sentencing hearing was held in Division One of Chariton County Circuit Court on Thursday morning for a Rothville woman charged with felony first degree endangering the welfare of a child, death of a child, no sexual contact. Linebaugh entered a plea of “Not Guilty” in her court appearance on the charge of felony first-degree […]

Murder

Rothville woman pleads not guilty to first-degree murder of two-month old daughter

A Rothville woman charged with felony first-degree murder in the death of her two-month-old daughter plead not guilty in Division One of Chariton County Circuit Court Thursday morning. The court sustained a request for the state to file amended informationfor Sarah Linebaugh, and she waived formal arraignment. The case waspassed to January 10th for a […]

Murder

Rothville woman granted “own recognizance” bond, ordered to seek placement in mental health facility

A Rothville woman charged with felony first-degree murder in the death of her two-month-old daughter was granted an own recognizance bond in Chariton County Division Two Circuit Court Thursday. Online court information shows 19-year-old Sarah Linebaugh was granted the own recognizance bond with the condition that she is to seek placement in a mental health/medical […]

Murder

Bond reduced for Rothville teen charged with first-degree murder of two-month-old daughter

Bond has been reduced for a Rothville woman charged with felony first-degree murder in the death of her two-month-old daughter. Online court information shows the Chariton County Circuit Court set 19-year-old Sarah Linebaugh’s bond at $50,000 cash or corporate surety Tuesday. Her bond was originally $100,000 cash only with no surety allowed. A preliminary hearing […]

Murder

Teen mother arrested on first-degree murder in death of 2-month-old child

The mother of a two-month-old girl found dead in Rothville last month has been arrested. Sergeant Eric Brown with Troop B of the Highway Patrol reports the Chariton County Circuit Court issued a warrant Thursday for the arrest of 19-year-old Sarah Linebaugh of Rothville for felony first-degree murder in the death of Sophia Linebaugh. The […]

Death Investigation

Chariton County Sheriff and MSHP investigating death of 2-month-old child

The Chariton County Sheriff’s office has requested the assistance of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control in a death investigation involving a two-month-old child. A spokesman for the patrol has confirmed that upon arriving at a residence in Rothville, authorities discovered a deceased two-month-old child. An autopsy has reportedly been […]