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Children testify in Fraga trial

September 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — In a tearful testimony Thursday, Josue Fraga’s only daughter testified to a pattern of sexual abuse.

In the fourth day of the retrial of Fraga — who is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 2-year-old niece, Sama…continue reading on dglobe.com

Son, ex-wife testify in third day of Fraga trial

September 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Marisela Fraga testified Wednesday she was scared of her ex-husband because of the way he treated her.

Taking the stand Wednesday in the third day of the retrial of Josue Fraga, who allegedly killed his 2-year-old niece, Samantha, …continue reading on dglobe.com

Second day of Fraga trial features eight witnesses

September 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — More details were presented Tuesday in the second day of the murder trial of Josue Fraga.

During testimony of Worthington Police Detective Dave Hoffman, the interview with Fraga was shown and a letter from Fraga’s daughter outlin…continue reading on dglobe.com

Venue change request denied in Fraga retrial

August 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A change of venue request made by Josue Fraga’s defense team was denied during a pretrial hearing Wednesday in Nobles County District Court.Fraga was convicted in the death of his niece, Samantha, in May 2009, after she was murdered i…continue reading on dglobe.com

Venue change request denied in Fraga retrial

August 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A change of venue request made by Josue Fraga’s defense team was denied during a pretrial hearing Wednesday in Nobles County District Court.Fraga was convicted in the death of his niece, Samantha, in May 2009, after she was murdered i…continue reading on dglobe.com

Bail set for Fraga

August 29, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

New evidence overturns conviction; new trial called
WORTHINGTON Josue Fraga, whose conviction in the 2008 murder and sexual assault of his 2-year-old niece was later overturned, had bail set Wednesday at $1.5 million without conditions and $1 million with conditions during a hearing in Nobles County District Court. Continue Reading

Fraga case to go to evidentiary hearing

July 25, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Suspect was convicted of murder in 2009
WORTHINGTON Judge Timothy Connell has signed an order granting the evidentiary hearing requested by the state in the Josue Fraga case. Continue Reading