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Calaveras County

Leila Fowler (Fowler family)

Brother Pleads Not Guilty To Killing Of Calaveras County Girl

Attorney Mark Reichel said the juvenile accused of killing 8-year-old Leila Fowler entered his plea during a closed court proceeding in Calaveras County on Wednesday.

05/29/2013

Leila Fowler (Fowler family)

911 Call Released In Calaveras Girl’s Stabbing, Brother Charged

An attorney for a 12-year-old California boy arrested in the stabbing death of his sister says the youngster might have lied about seeing a long-haired intruder fleeing the scene but that doesn’t make the boy the killer.

05/14/2013

Leila Fowler (Fowler family)

Calaveras Co. Father Wants Evidence After Son Arrested In Daughter’s Death

The father of a 12-year-old boy arrested in the stabbing death of his 8-year-old sister says he believes his son is innocent until he is shown evidence that proves otherwise.

05/13/2013

Leila Fowler

Valley Springs Mother Says Son Arrested For Killing Sister Was ‘Protective’

The mother of an 8-year-old girl who was found stabbed to death in her Sierra foothills home and of the 12-year-old boy accused of killing her says the boy is “protective of his sister.”

05/12/2013

Leila Fowler (Fowler family)

Detectives Study Knives In Calaveras Co. Girl’s Stabbing

Investigators searching for evidence in the stabbing death of an 8-year-old girl were looking at several knives Friday to determine if one could have inflicted the fatal wounds.

05/03/2013

Leila Fowler (Fowler family)

Witness Recants Report Of Suspect In Calaveras Girl’s Death

A potential witness in the killing of an 8-year-old Calaveras County girl has recanted her statements about seeing a possible suspect running from the girl’s home and “is no longer credible,” a sheriff’s department spokesman said Thursday.

05/02/2013

Leila Fowler (Fowler family)

Kidnapping Attempt Likely Not Linked To NorCal Girl’s Murder

Investigators say a brazen kidnapping attempt not far from where an 8-year-old Calaveras County girl was stabbed to death in her home most likely is a bizarre coincidence.

05/01/2013

Jason Wayrynen is suspected of breaking into an apartment in Placerville on April 30, 2013.(Placerville Police Department)

Break-In Suspect May Be Linked To Calaveras County Girl’s Death

Police were trying to determine if there’s a link between a man accused of breaking into an apartment in Placerville and trying to kidnap a toddler, and the killing of an 8-year-old girl about 45 miles away in Calaveras County.

04/30/2013

Leila Fowler (Fowler family)

Slain 8-Year Old NorCal Girl Was Intended Victim

Authorities in Northern California say the slaying of an 8-year-old girl at her home does not appear to have stemmed from a botched robbery or other crime gone wrong.

04/30/2013

Leila Fowler (Fowler family)

Calaveras Co. Town On Edge Amid Search For Young Girl’s Killer

A region of oak-studded hills in Calaveras County was on lockdown on Monday, two days after a mysterious intruder stabbed an 8-year-old girl to death at home before being spotted by her 12-year-old brother.

04/29/2013

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