Monday, September 19, 2005
Vang found guilty
Lauren Hesebeck hugged his wife, Theresa, Friday after the verdict was read in the Chai Soua Vang murder trial in Hayward, WI. A jury found the Hmong immigrant guilty Friday of murdering six deer hunters and wounding two others during a confrontation over trespassing.
Vang was convicted of first-degree intentional homicide in the deaths of Al Laski, Jessica Willers, Robert Crotteau, Joey Crotteau, Mark Roidt and Dennis Drew. He also was found guilty of the attempted murder of Terry Willers and Lauren Hesebeck, with two attempts on Willers. All were from the Rice Lake area