The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

Appeals court: Hainstock conviction stands: In 2006 a then 15-year-old Eric Hainstock shot and killed John Klang in the halls of Weston Schools where Klang was the principal. The usual excuses were given, he was bullied, he had a hard home life, etc. Hainstock has become a favorite of the pearl-twisters since he was tried …

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Hainstock seeking new trial for murder: Eric Hainstock was sentenced to life in prison for the shooting death of Weston schools principal John Klang. Hainstock was 15 when he killed Principal Klang. He’s been one of those that the kid criminal crowd have touted that he was too young to be sentenced to adult prison. …

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Hainstock opts to go it alone: The last time we checked in on John Klang’s convicted killer the lawyer for Eric Hainstock wanted to stop representing his client because the attorney felt there were no more chances for appeal. This past Friday it was made official as Hainstock appeared in court telling the judge that …

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Hainstock to continue appeal: Eric Hainstock continues to blame everyone but himself for the shooting death of Weston Schools principal John Klang. Hainstock’s appeals lawyer just recently filed a motion to withdraw from being Hainstock’s counsel. Attorney Paul G. Bonneson believes that Hainstock has no legitimate grounds to appeal his life sentence after his previous …

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No new trial for Hainstock: John Klang’s killer will not be receiving a new trial. Sauk County (WI) Circuit Court Judge Patrick Taggart said in a written ruling that Eric Hainstock received a fair trial for the shooting death of Principal Klang in the halls of Weston High School. Judge Taggart said that the jury …

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Date set for Hainstock’s hearing: The first hearing to see if Eric Hainstock’s murder conviction will be overturned has been scheduled for December 10th. If you’ll recall Hainstock shot Weston Schools principal John Klang three times. Klang later died from his wounds at the hospital. Hainstock’s attorney argues that he was in no mental state …

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Student wants new trial in Wis. principal’s death: Not only does Eric Hainstock want us to feel sorry for him now he also wants a new trial. As you’ll recall Hainstock shot and killed Principal John Klang of Weston Schools in Wisconsin. His latest attorney has filed a motion stating his counsel during trial was …

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Eric Hainstock: Free at last: This is an article from the alternative weekly in Wisconsin called Isthmus. In it are a series of letters that Eric Hainstock wrote to the publication. For those of you who may not remember Hainstock was 15 when he shot and killed Principal John Klang of the Weston Schools. Hainstock …

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Hainstock Sentenced To Life In Prison But With Parole Possibilities: Eric Hainstock has been sentenced to life behind bars with the possibility of parole in 30 years for the shooting death of Weston Schools principal John Klang. Judge Patrick Taggart said that he considered Hainstock’s age and background before sentencing. He said that he believes …

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