Isaiah Fowler, 14, has already spent two birthdays behind bars since he was arrested in the brutal slaying of Leila Fowler. His attorney says Fowler has maintained his innocence since Day 1, saying it was an intruder who actually murdered his sister.
The short hearing on Wednesday had both sides agreeing to take more time before setting a trial date for Isaiah Fowler in the stabbing death of his sister, 8-year-old Leila Fowler.
Here is a timeline of events leading from 8-year-old Leila Fowler’s April 27 death to the leadup to the trial of her 12-year-old brother, Isaiah Fowler.
Isaiah Fowler spoke only once, answering “yes” when a judge asked him if he agreed to waive his right to a speedy trial. He is due back in court on July 31 to set a trial date.
The 12-year-old brother of Leila Fowler is now facing a second-degree murder charge in her stabbing death on the same day the 911 tape has been released from the day of the alleged crime.
On Tuesday, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office released the 911 call made by Leila Fowler’s mother.
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.
Child therapist Leslie Whitten Baughman is not involved in the investigation, but says is the allegation of murder is true, she believes the attack on Leila Fowler may not have been premeditated. “It seems like […]
The legal problems in the case aren’t just for the boy. If a family member tried to mislead investigators, they could face jail time.
Many heavy hearts walked into class Monday as students returned to school since hearing the news of their classmate’s arrest over the weekend.
The manhunt is over but the questions are just beginning in Valley Springs, where an 8-year-old’s brother is now accused in her murder.
Investigators announced the arrest of Leila Fowler’s 12-year-old brother in connection to her murder.