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Local woman convicted of murder
Another suspect to stand trial in May, also indicted on another murder charge
By RICHARD HARRIS
One of two people accused of a heinous local murder was convicted and sentenced to life plus 25 years last week in Marion County Superior Court. The other suspect – who is also accused of an additional murder in another state – is expected to stand trial here in May.
The Marion County jury
found Donna Marie Slaughter, 30, guilty of the murder of a young man, Michael Haegele, 21, who lived with she and her husband, Jason Slaughter, 23, for around a year in their home at 23 Palm Drive, Mauk.
According to a juror, the evidence and testimony that unfolded during the trial told a very sad story of a young man who developed a romantic relationship with Mr. Slaughter, who would eventually, along with his wife, ... Online subscribers click here for full article.