A preliminary hearing will be rescheduled for a Fond du lac couple accused of abusing two children.
Jeana Riehl and her huband Troy Riehl, both face charges related to child abuse and neglect. According to a criminal complaint Jeana Riehl is accused of abusing two boys over a period of several years, striking them with objects including a rolling pin and hunting arrow and locking one of the boys in a bathroom for weeks. Troy Riehl is accused of not reporting the abuse and failing to prevent it from happening. The hearing scheduled for Friday was postponed to give the defense an opportunity to talk with the district attorney concerning questions about the number of allegations and time-frame for when they allegedly occurred as outlined in the criminal complaint. The case involves alleged incidents in the city of Fond du Lac and village of North Fond du Lac and in western Fond du Lac county.