Orange City, IA (KICD) — The pre-trial conference in the case of an Orange City woman has been postponed.
Rochelle Sapp’s pre-trial conference was set for 10-am Thursday(today) at the Sioux County Courthouse, but was postponed to September 18th. Sapp is charged with 1st Degree murder in the death of 3-year old Autumn Elgersma of Orange City. Authorities allege that Elgersma sustained injuries at the hands of Sapp, while in her care. Court documents allege that those injuries resulted in Elgersma’s death.
Sapp’s attorney previously asked for statements Sapp made to Minnehaha County, South Dakota authorities to be removed from evidence, claiming that Sapp wasn’t advised of her Constitutional rights prior to making the statements.