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

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

(St. Joseph News Press) – BETHANY, Mo. — Associate Circuit Judge Thomas Alley was present Wednesday to preside over a probable cause hearing for Samuel Borntreger, the Amish man charged with first-degree murder in the 2006 murder of his wife. R. Christine Stallings, the Harrison County prosecutor, had subpoenas issued to compel the appearance of […]

Borntreger to have preliminary hearing

Preliminary hearing date set for Samuel Borntreger on charge of first-degree murder

(St. Joseph News Press) –  Amish community members sat quietly Wednesday in the second row of the Harrison County Associate Circuit Court observing another legal hearing for a member of their community charged with first-degree murder. A Harrison County sheriff’s deputy escorted Samuel Borntreger, 39, in for another public hearing Wednesday. Borntreger allegedly poisoned his […]

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 […]