Elain Kay Young and Katherine A. Mock were
each sentenced to life in prison on conspiracy charges on Monday, and murder-for-hire involving the murder of Youngâ??s husband. Young and Mock planned and caused the murder of Youngâ??s husband Melvin B. Griesbauer on March 23, 2006, so that Young could collect his insurance policies.
Young, 57, Novinger, Mo., and Mock, 58, Cassville, Mo., were convicted in March of one count each of conspiracy to commit murder for hire and one felony count of murder for hire after a six-day trial before United States District Judge Henry Autrey.
The case was investigated by the Adair County Sheriffâ??s Office, the Barry County Sheriffâ??s Office, Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Kirksville Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Sentencing set for women convicted in murder case
- Tuesday, March 27, 2012Women convicted of murder for hire in a Heartland case to learn their fate
Former Chief Deputy and Assistant U.S. Attorney react to guilty verdict
- Tuesday, March 20, 2012Reaction to the guilty verdict of Katherine Mock and Elain Kay Young.
Former prosecutor reacts to guilty verdict
- Tuesday, March 20, 2012Reaction to guilty verdict in the Kay Young and Katherine Mock case.
Young and Mock found guilty in Novinger murder
- Monday, March 19, 2012Two women convicted of murder for hire charges in Heartland death
Heartland murder trial heads to the jury
- Monday, March 19, 2012Both Kathy Mock and Kay Young have been charged with conspiracy to commit murder for hire and murder for hire.
Heartland murder trial nears end
- Friday, March 16, 2012Closing arguments set for Monday.
Opening arguments for Young/Mock trial
- Tuesday, March 13, 2012The federal murder trial in the shooting death of an Adair county man back in 2006 moved into its second day Tuesday.
Six year old Heartland murder case finally goes to trial
- Monday, March 12, 2012Trial of pair charged in six year old murder begins.