My Thoughts From Preliminary Hearing

We have been sharing the media reports from the Preliminary Hearing that took place on Thursday and Friday, but I wanted to give a little overview myself. Those were 2 of the most exhausting days of my life. After decompressing and resting a little, I'm ready to get back at it. There were several witnesses who gave testimony, all from various law enforcement agencies. That testimony was finished up late Friday afternoon, so final arguments were not given. The judge has a lot of evidence to review that could not be presented in it's entirety, due to time constraints. We will be back in court this coming Thursday, May 31, for those final arguments and hopefully the judge's ruling. We appreciat

Trial Before The Trial

The Preliminary Hearing for 1st Degree Murder Charges against Donthe Lucas in the murder and disappearance of Kelsie Schelling starts 1 week from today in Pueblo. I wanted to shed some light on the purpose of the Preliminary Hearing (PH)as I think the whole process is complicated and hard to understand and we want to share with you and have your involvement as much as possible. After all, many of you have been on this long road with us for over 5 years now. The PH is best described as a "trial before the trial" and takes place after a criminal complaint has been filed by a prosecutor, to determine whether there is enough evidence to require a trial. It is the first hearing where witnesses ma

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Kelsie's family created this blog in effort to provide updates on Kelsie's case and information concerning Missing Persons advocacy in the community.

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