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Jury rejects insanity claim in girls’ deaths

Aaron Schaffhausen's Defense Attorney John Kucinski showed pictures of Shaffhausen and his children during closing arguments in a St. Croix County Courtroom in Hudson, Wis., Tuesday, April 16, 2013. A jury on Tuesday rejected an insanity defense by Schaffhausen, a Wisconsin father who admitted killing his three young daughters last July, ruling that he had a mental defect but still understood that what he was doing was wrong. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores)

A jury on Tuesday rejected an insanity defense by a former Wisconsin father who admitted to killing his three young daughters last July, finding he had a mental defect but still understood he was doing something wrong when he slashed his girls' throats, then tucked their bodies into bed.

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