Sapp Conference Postponed

Sapp Conference Postponed


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.

Local Headlines

in Local

Fire Crews Called To Hog Confinement Building


Fire crews were called to a hog confinement office northwest of Sanborn on Tuesday...

in Local

Woman Drives Through Storefront


A van crashed through a storefront at Center Lake Plaza in Spirit Lake this morning...

in Local

Spencer Council Approves QRS Agreement

City Council

The Spencer City Council this week approved an Economic Assistance Contract for Quality Refrigerated Services...

in Local

High 5 Traffic Program Succeeds in Palo Alto County


A 300 percent increase in citations was seen over the past 18 months in Palo Alto County...

in Local

Horizons Unlimited Redemption Center Announces Temporary Closure


The can redemption center will be closed to the public October 19th through the 31st...