Former KU student Matthew Jaeger was found guilty on three of four charges related to brutal beating and kidnapping of his ex-girlfriend. Jaeger was found guilty of simple kidnapping, aggravated battery and making a criminal threat.
- Matthew Jaeger sentenced to nearly 9 years in prison
- Victim expresses relief over verdict
- 05:26 p.m., March 4, 2010 Updated 08:50 p.m.
- Matthew Jaeger, the former Kansas University student who was convicted of brutally assaulting his ex-girlfriend, was sentenced to 59 months, 41 months and 6 months in prison for three crimes that he was convicted of in August of 2009.
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Matthew Jaeger found guilty
Former KU student Matthew Jaeger was found guilty Thursday on three of four charges related to brutal beating and kidnapping of his ex-girlfriend. Jaeger was found guilty of simple kidnapping, aggravated battery and making a criminal threat.
- Judge denies new trial for Jaeger
- Attorney: Juror was forced out because he believed defendant was not guilty
- Jaeger’s attorneys call for new trial
- Motion focuses on juror’s dismissal after misconduct
- Matthew Jaeger’s sentencing delayed as defense continues work on appeal
- Defense attorneys have asked for more time to seek new trial
- ‘Finally justice was served,’ says survivor of Matthew Jaeger’s brutal attack
- Survivor hopes others speak out
- Jaeger found guilty on three of four charges
- Former KU student convicted in brutal beating
More Matthew Jaeger: Guilty Verdict
- Jaeger conviction upheld by appeals panel
- December 16, 2011
- In 2009, a Douglas County jury convicted Jaeger of kidnapping, aggravated battery and making a criminal threat.
- 3-judge panel in Lawrence hears appeal of Matthew Jaeger, who was convicted in 2009 of kidnapping and mutilating his ex-girlfriend
- October 18, 2011
- Members of a Kansas Court of Appeals panel on Tuesday focused on whether they had the authority to overturn a conviction in a Douglas County kidnapping and battery case.
- Court panel to meet in Lawrence to hear appeal of Matthew Jaeger’s conviction for kidnapping, assaulting former girlfriend
- October 13, 2011
- An appeal of the conviction of Matthew Jaeger will be heard next week by a panel of the Kansas Court of Appeals, which will be meeting in the Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass.
- Juror who committed misconduct in Jaeger trial won’t testify in court
- January 25, 2010
- A juror who was dismissed for misconduct in the Matthew Jaeger kidnapping and aggravated battery case will not have to testify in court.
- Matthew Jaeger sentencing delayed again to consider motion on dismissed juror
- January 11, 2010
- The sentencing scheduled later this month for a former Kansas University student convicted in the 2007 beating and kidnapping of his ex-girlfriend will be delayed again as Matthew Jaeger’s attorneys argue that he should get a new trial.
- Jaeger sentencing postponed to January
- September 23, 2009
- A former Kansas University student convicted of the 2007 beating and kidnapping of his ex-girlfriend will not be sentenced until January.
- Neighbors urged to report domestic abuse
- August 15, 2009
- Assistant Kansas Attorney General Nola Wright cited a call to police from concerned neighbors as a key component to the prosecution’s case against Matthew Jaeger.
- Juror misconduct can be grounds for appeal
- August 12, 2009
- Local attorneys were surprised by Wednesday’s accusations of juror misconduct in the Matthew Jaeger trial and said misconduct can lead to prejudice against a defendant.
- One juror replaced with an alternate in Matthew Jaeger trial
- Fairchild declines to declare a mistrial
- 10:26 a.m., August 12, 2009 Updated 07:16 p.m.
- A Douglas County judge Wednesday morning dismissed a juror for misconduct and appointed an alternate to serve in the Matthew Jaeger trial, but he stopped short of declaring a mistrial in the case.