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Relatives testify today in trail of mother accused of choosing prayer over medical help

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Family members will testify today at the trial of a Wausau area woman accused of praying instead of getting help for her dying daughter.

Testimony was supposed to begin Saturday in Leilani Neumann's trial in Marathon County.

But soon after prosecutor Lamont Jacobson began his opening statement, the Neumann, 41, fainted at the defense table.

Paramedics checked her out, and placed her in a wheelchair after finding that her vital signs were normal.

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