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River Falls home where girls slain moving toward foreclosure

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The River Falls, Wis., home where three girls were killed last summer could be going into foreclosure, the Pioneer Press reports.

Its owner, Aaron Schaffhausen, is in custody awaiting trial in the slaying of his daughters Amara, 11; Sophie, 8; and Cecilia, 5, on July 10.

Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union has filed suit in St. Croix County Circuit Court seeking foreclosure of the home, the newspaper reports. The lawsuit says Schaffhausen owed the credit union about $172,000 and is failing to make payments.

Schaffhausen has been mum in court hearings. If lawyers plan to file an insanity plea, it would have to be filed soon, a judge said recently.

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