SAVANNA GREYWIND

US Senate Passes Savanna’s Act

The bill has passed both the Senate and the House Judiciary Committee.

WASHINGTON–Work continues on capitol hill this morning to finally get Savanna’s Act passed through Congress. The bill named for Savanna Greywind, the 22-year-old Fargo woman who was killed for her unborn baby, has passed both the Senate and the House Judiciary Committee. Greywind was a member of the Spirit Lake Tribe. Savanna’s Act would require the Justice Department to develop…

Savanna’s Act Moves To The Full U.S. Senate For A Vote

It is named for Savanna Greywind

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Savanna’s Act is finally heading to the Senate floor for a vote. Sen. Kevin Cramer says it was approved by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. He is urging the full Senate to act on it quickly. It is named for Savanna Greywind. The 22-year-old pregnant member of the Spirit Lake Tribe was murdered by a neighbor…

“I still don’t know if that’s justice”: William Hoehn Resentenced to 20 Years in Prison

The North Dakota Supreme Court appealed a district judge's previous ruling because they said it didn't match up with Hoehn's previous convictions

FARGO, N.D. — William Hoehn was back at the Cass County Courthouse for resentencing in connection with Savanna Greywind’s kidnapping and murder. This comes after the North Dakota Supreme Court overturned his life sentence. Hoehn may not be spending life in prison but he will spend the next 20 years behind bars, after Judge Tom Olson went with the maximum…

William Hoehn Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

Hoehn will only serve 17 years in prison due to the 775 days he already served behind bars.

FARGO, N.D.–William Hoehn has been sentenced to 20 years in prison plus 360 days to be served concurrently in connection with Savanna Greywind’s death. Hoehn appeared in the Cass County Courthouse Monday morning for his resentencing hearing. Hoehn was originally sentenced to life in prison in connection with Savanna Greywind’s death. The prosecutors asked for a maximum 21-year sentence. Prosecutors…

Second Sentencing Scheduled Monday For William Hoehn

William Hoehn's life sentence in the 2017 attack on Savanna Greywind was tossed out

FARGO, N.D. — A man originally sent to prison for life for helping to cover up the death of a Fargo woman whose baby was cut from her womb is set to receive a new sentence on Monday. William Hoehn of Fargo was sentenced to life with the possibility of parole in the 2017 attack on Savanna Greywind, whose baby…

New Sentencing Date Set for Man Involved in Savanna Greywind Murder

The hearing is set for October 7.

FARGO, N.D.–A new sentencing hearing has been set for a man convicted of helping to cover up the death of a North Dakota woman whose baby was cut from her womb. The North Dakota Supreme Court ruled last month that William Hoehn should not have been sentenced to life in prison because a judge mistakenly classified him as a dangerous…

Supreme Court Throws Out Life Sentence for Man Involved in Savanna Greywind Case

Hoehn had faced a maximum 21 years behind bars, but Judge Tom Olson granted prosecutors' request to label Hoehn a dangerous offender.

FARGO, N.D.–The North Dakota Supreme Court has thrown out the life sentence given to a man whose girlfriend cut the baby from the womb of an unsuspecting neighbor. William Hoehn, of Fargo, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit kidnapping in the August 2017 attack on Savanna Greywind, who died of her injuries but whose baby survived. He entered the plea…

Calling for Action on Two-Year-Anniversary of Savanna Greywind’s Disappearance, Murder

Savanna's Act was blocked in the House in December

FARGO, N.D. — The memory of 22-year-old Savanna Greywind still lives on, as well as the pain that comes along with her tragic story. “My heart hurts a lot when I think of her and her family and that baby and the longing her spirit probably has for her daughter. And I never want to see that again for any…

Greywind Family Shares Photos of Haisley Jo Growing Up

Haisley will be two on August 21

FARGO, N.D. — Savanna Greywind’s daughter Haisley Jo is growing up fast and continues to radiate her mother’s smile. Greywind’s family shared photos of Haisley, who turns two next month. They’re posting several photos of her as she continues to grow up. Savanna was murdered by two neighbors when she was eight–months–pregnant. Savanna’s mother Norberta told KVRR the Greywind’s will…

North Dakota Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument Appeal For William Hoehn

the Fargo man pleaded guilty to charges he conspired to kidnap Savanna Greywind's baby

BISMARCK, ND — A lawyer for the Fargo man who pleaded guilty to charges he conspired to kidnap Savanna Greywind’s baby, tells the North Dakota Supreme Court why he is appealing his life sentence. Hoehn’s attorney, Kiara Costa Kraus-Parr, told the court, “The child was healthy, the child was given food, clothing, diaper changes, diapers, it was cared for. So, nothing in…