attorney June Spoerl talks with Nathan Paape, 14, as he
appears Wednesday June 12, 2013, at a motion hearing for his
murder trial in Sheboygan, Wis. Jury selection for Paape is
set to begin Friday, June 14, 2013 in Sheboygan, Wisc. Paape
and Antonio Barbeau were both charged as adults in the
September slaying of Barbeau's great-grandmother. Barbeau
pleaded no contest earlier this month to a charge of
SHEBOYGAN — The
attorney for a 14-year-old boy contends the boy's friend planned
the murder and robbery of the friend's great-grandmother at her
Sheboygan Falls home.
opening statements Monday in the trial of Nathan Paape (pahp) of
The defense says
Paape had come home from school last September when his friend,
Antonio Barbeau, arrived with a hatchet and laid out a plan to
murder and rob Barbeau's great-grandmother, 78-year-old Barbara
Chris Petros says Paape followed his friend into Olson's home and
watched as Barbeau attacked Olson with a hatchet.
Media (http://shebpr.es/1amJ1gt) reports District Attorney Joe
DeCecco told jurors that Paape and Barbeau conspired to and then
carried out a plan to rob and kill Olson.
no contest this month to first-degree homicide.