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Judge sets $1M bail in double homicide

 Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office shows Jim Crain Jr., who is suspected of killing his parents. The Bayfield County sheriff's office says Crain, of Iron River, was discharged Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, from a hospital in Duluth, Minn., and taken to the Bayfield County Jail. (AP Photo/Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office)

Jim Crain Jr. (AP Photo/Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge has set bail at $1 million for a man accused of killing his elderly parents in northwestern Wisconsin.

Prosecutors have charged 44-year-old Jim Crain Jr. of Iron River will killing his father and mother, 79-year-old Jim Crain and 76-year-old Eunice Crain, in the couple’s Iron River apartment on Dec. 7.

Bayfield County Circuit Judge John P. Anderson set Crain’s bail at $1 million cash during a hearing Monday.

Crain is due back in court for an initial appearance on Jan. 14. His attorney, listed in online court records as Aaron Marcoux, didn’t immediately return an email message.

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