Visitation Wednesday for Girls Killed by Mother in Murder-Suicide

Posted on: 9:25 pm, September 11, 2012, by , updated on: 06:21pm, September 11, 2012

 DESOTO, MO (KTVI) – Family and friends are preparing to say goodbye to three little girls killed in an apparent murder0-suicide.  Visitation is Wednesday for Alyssa Cochran,11, Autumn Cochran, 10, and their sister, 1-year-old Faith Ehlen.  It will take place at the Heiligtag-Lang-Fendler Funeral Home in Arnold, Mo. from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Funeral services for the children will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. 

Family and friends held a fundraiser to help pay for funeral costs Tuesday.  The fundraiser was at the American Legion in Imperial.  The girls were shot to death by their mother, Lisa Cochran, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff.

Daniel Ehlen is the uncle of the youngest victim, 22-month-old Faith Ehlen.  “I just wish they could have got away or she could have got help,” Ehlen said.

Donations can also be left at the Heiligtag-Lang-Fendler Funeral Home in Arnold.