The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Maria Lauterback in Onslow County against Cesar Laurean and his former wife, will proceed after being delayed last year over appeals concerns.
Laurean Convicted of Murder
In 2010, a jury convicted Laurean of murder for which he was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. In December 2007, Laurean bludgeoned Lance Cpl. Maria Lauterback to death with a crowbar, while she was eight months pregnant. Laurean then