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This page is dedicated for updates on the hearings and trial of Mark Gooch.
October 29, 2020 – Mark Gooch has plead not guilty to the murder of Sasha Krause. Currently, Mark is being held at the Coconino County Jail in Flagstaff. There is a $2M cash only bond. A Judge based it on animosity he held for the Mennonite community he grew up in.
Authorities used cell phone records to pair Mark’s cell phone to Sasha’s. The bullet taken form Sasha’s skull was determined to have been fired from a rifle owned by Mark.
Mark’s trial is scheduled to begin in August 2021.
August 20, 2020 – Samuel Gooch, the brother of Mark Gooch plead guilty to a charge of facilitation to commit hindering prosecution. Authorities stated that Samuel flew from Wisconsin to Arizona to pick up a rifle used in the shooting of Sasha Kraus.