7 Years Later and….

Well it’s been seven years since Teagan was murdered by Lisa Batstone and the trial is still not settled. The appeal was heard last spring and still we wait. It’s hard to imagine that the system never allows families to settle…the trauma is constant and by the time the case is settled…then the killers sentenceContinue reading “7 Years Later and….”

Just One Thing…

There are so many sad stories that you can’t get through a week without multiple jaw-dropping moments where children are being abused. In one 24 hour period a few years ago I remember reading about an online predator who tormented young girls online (leading beautiful Amanda Todd to end her life), a police officer whoContinue reading “Just One Thing…”

A Tough Day (5 years later)

Given the attention that naturally occurs during this phase of the legal process I wanted to remind people about the goals of the ‘not-for profit’ we founded after our daughters death in December of 2014. For those not familiar with the story the link below summarizes the murder conviction in the killing of our 8Continue reading “A Tough Day (5 years later)”

Gabe Batstone Victim Impact Statement

In some ways the impact of this crime is quite simple – seven decades of beautiful Teagan’s life. None of the significant life events you dream about including graduating elementary school, birthdays, high school, holidays, university or college, marriage, grandchildren, vacations and so much more will ever happen. Though what haunts you most days isContinue reading “Gabe Batstone Victim Impact Statement”