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October 28, 2009
Shane appeal denied for third time
WORTHINGTON -- A petition filed by convicted murderer Lisa Shane was denied Tuesday by the State of Minnesota Court of Appeals. Shane's third appeal asked the court to take another look at the post-conviction relief, which was requesting a reduction in Shane's sentence. Shane was...
October 28, 2009 - 12:00am
December 31, 2008
Shane petition for post-conviction relief denied
WORTHINGTON -- Lisa Shane, convicted in 2006 for second-degree murder through child neglect in the death of her infant daughter, was recently denied a petition for post-conviction relief, which she has 60 days to appeal. Post-conviction relief is a means in which someone who has...
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am
March 12, 2008
Court denies Shane appeal
WORTHINGTON -- A decision was filed Tuesday on Lisa Shane's appeal of her conviction for second-degree murder while committing child neglect and the 180-month sentence resulting from the conviction. The court affirmed both the conviction and the sentence, which was an upward departure...
March 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 25, 2006
Shane files for appeal
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Attorney Gordon Moore was served on Thursday with a notice of appeal filed by the state public defender on behalf of Lisa Marie Shane, who was convicted in April of second-degree unintentional murder, which occurred during an underlying offense of felony...
August 25, 2006 - 12:00am
May 27, 2006
Shane receives 15 years
WORTHINGTON -- Despite requests by her attorney and her mother for a shorter prison term, Lisa Marie Shane was sentenced Friday to 15 years incarceration in a state facility by Judge David Christensen in Nobles County District Court. Shane, convicted of second-degree murder in April...
May 27, 2006 - 12:00am
May 18, 2006
Letter: Judge Harrelson ruling was correct
I read your coverage of County Attorney Gordon Moore's complaints about the bill the county is paying for a defense expert in the Lisa Shane murder trial. Your readers might want to hear the other side of the story. Criminal cases more and more involve scientific evidence. In any...
May 18, 2006 - 12:00am
May 11, 2006
Shane sentencing scheduled for May 26
WORTHINGTON -- The sentencing for Worthington native Lisa Shane has been scheduled for 10 a.m. May 26 in Nobles County District Court. Shane, who was convicted of second-degree murder and child neglect in late April for the death of her 3-month-old infant daughter, Ashanta, was acquitted...
May 11, 2006 - 12:00am
April 25, 2006
Shane guilty on two charges
WORTHINGTON -- After two days of jury selection, eight days of testimony and about four hours of deliberation, a verdict of guilty for two of the three charges against Lisa Shane was handed down Monday in Nobles County District Court. Shane shook her head and sobbed as the court...
April 25, 2006 - 12:00am
April 22, 2006
Shane trial sent to jury
WORTHINGTON -- Closing arguments ended the trial of Lisa Marie Shane on Friday afternoon. Now it's up to the jury to deliberate and come back with a verdict. Several jury members and Chief Public Defender James Fleming looked quite surprised when Judge David Christensen told the...
April 22, 2006 - 12:00am
April 21, 2006
Request for acquittal denied in Shane trial
WORTHINGTON -- A request for acquittal or dismissal of count two in the State of Minnesota v. Lisa Shane trial was denied on Thursday by Judge David Christensen. Count two is a charge of second-degree murder -- felony murder by child neglect. Chief Public Defender James Fleming...
April 21, 2006 - 12:00am
April 20, 2006
Mother, sister testify in Shane trial
WORTHINGTON -- Testimony was heard Wednesday morning from both the mother and sister of Lisa Shane, who is on trial for the murder of her 3-month-old daughter, Ashanta. Shane, 20, of Adrian, was charged with two counts of second-degree murder and one count of child neglect in August...
April 20, 2006 - 12:00am
April 19, 2006
Baby's father testifies at trial
WORTHINGTON -- Although cousin Ivan Sosa testified that Jose "Lupe" Chavarria was very emotional, it was not evident during Chavarria's testimony on Tuesday as he was shown pictures of his infant daughter. He answered questions about his whereabouts on Oct. 28 through Nov. 5 2004,...
April 19, 2006 - 12:00am
April 18, 2006
Doctor confirms previous head injury in murder case
WORTHINGTON -- Susan Duffek, a pediatric radiologist for the x-ray center in Sioux Falls, S.D., said Monday, during testimony at the murder trial of Lisa Shane, she was certain there was evidence of brain injury older than that which occurred on Oct. 28, 2004. Shane, charged with...
April 18, 2006 - 12:00am
April 15, 2006
Older brain injuries considered during Shane murder trial
WORTHINGTON -- Friday's testimony of Dr. Daniel Crosby, a neuroradiologist from Sioux Falls, S.D.
April 15, 2006 - 12:00am
April 14, 2006
Shane murder trial continues
WORTHINGTON -- During the testimony of Dan Wagner, supervisor of the sleep diagnostic center in Sioux Falls, S.D., Assistant Attorney General William Klumpp and Chief Public Defender James Fleming had a brief debate about data Wagner was interpreting. Klumpp accused Fleming of trying...
April 14, 2006 - 12:00am