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Fremont driver accused of killing unborn child

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A 22-year-old is accused of causing a crash that killed an unborn child in Winnebago County. Joshua Ozment, of Fremont, is charged with homicide by negligent use of a motor vehicle in a 2009 crash that killed Emmy Kiecker’s unborn child. The Northwestern reports Kiecker was five-and-a-half months pregnant. According to a criminal complaint filed Monday, ...

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Madison man convicted in fatal robbery

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Madison man serving a federal prison sentence for a convenience store robbery has been convicted of taking part last year in another robbery that led to a shooting death. The Wisconsin State Journal reports 22-year-old Berry A. Carr pleaded no contest on Monday to felony murder for the March 2010 shooting death of Lofton Sprouls. ...

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Suspect in SD homicide, car chase still in Wis.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The man accused of killing a 75-year-old woman in her Sioux Falls home remains in a Wisconsin jail as authorities work to return him to South Dakota. James McVay faces first-degree murder and burglary charges for allegedly entering the home of Maybelle Schein, killing her and then fleeing in her vehicle. Police located McVay near ...

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DA: No DNA tests needed in homicide cases (UPDATE)

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CARRIE ANTLFINGER Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) – A review of 2,100 Milwaukee County homicide convictions from the past two decades did not find a single case in which DNA testing would be warranted to ensure that an innocent person wasn’t sent to prison, the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office said Friday. The review began last June after three people ...

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River Falls man charged with killing friend

HUDSON, Wis. (AP) — A River Falls man says he didn’t think a handgun was loaded when he pointed it at his friend and fired. Twenty-four-year-old Joshua Kurer was hit in the chest Monday night and later died. Twenty-six-year-old Anthony Velure was charged Wednesday with first-degree reckless homicide in St. Croix County. Velure told police he didn’t mean to harm ...

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Son pleads not guilty to killing parents

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — A Mequon man has pleaded not guilty to killing his parents. Twenty-year-old Dennis Markov appeared in Ozaukee County Circuit Court Wednesday where he entered the pleas to two counts of first-degree intentional homicide. Authorities say Markov fatally shot Victor and Larissa Markov in April after an argument over $5. Mequon detective Charles O’Connell investigated the ...

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Woman charged with homicide in fatal crash

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A South Milwaukee woman accused of having drugs in her system at the time of a fatal crash has been charged with homicide. Thirty-six-year-old Cathy R. Kaszuba was charged Tuesday with homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle. The charge carries a maximum prison sentence of five years. Prosecutors say Kaszuba was driving May 9 when she ...

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Pair held in Brookfield homicide

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) — Two people are being held in the death of a Brookfield businessman. According to court records, 63-year-old John Aegerter was beaten and bound, had plastic bags over his head and his face wrapped in duct tape. Police found Aegerter’s body in his garage on Wednesday after he failed to show up for work. The victim owned ...

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Court overturns attempted homicide conviction (UPDATE)

By DINESH RAMDE Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man convicted of severely beating a Brown County gas-station clerk in 1994 had his conviction overturned this week after an appeals court ruled that a statute of limitations should have applied to his case. Rodney A. Larson was charged in 2008 with attempted first-degree intentional homicide in a pipe attack ...

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Man charged in toddler’s death in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 25-year-old man has been charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the death of his girlfriend’s 1-year-old daughter in Milwaukee last week. Antwan Adams Jr. made his first court appearance Tuesday in the death of Janaya Hicks. The Milwaukee County medical examiner says the girl died of blunt force injuries of the torso. Her death was ruled ...

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Teen to enter pleas in Portage County stabbings

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (AP) — A teenager is expected to enter pleas next month to charges he stabbed three people in Portage County in May, killing one of them. Several witnesses, including the two survivors, testified Thursday about the May 15 stabbing in the town of New Hope, resulting in the death of Karen Dombrowski and serious injuries to her ...

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Man gets life without parole in 4 homicides

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Desmond Dejuan Laster has been sentenced to four life terms with no chance for parole in the killings of two boys, their mom and a female accomplice. The 22-year-old was convicted in March of four counts of being party to first-degree intentional homicide. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Laster made no statement Friday before Milwaukee County Circuit ...

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Wis. man gets 31 years for drunken driving death

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A 39-year-old man was sentenced to 31 years in prison for killing a woman in Kenosha County while drunken driving. Jorge Dominquez was convicted in April of 15 charges, including homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle, in the May 31, 2010 crash that killed 45-year-old Dawn Glogovsky. The Journal Times of Racine reports she, her ...

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Milwaukee man charged in fatal restaurant shooting

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man has been charged with opening fire in a restaurant, killing one man and critically injuring his brother. Twenty-six-year-old Frank J. Brown was charged Friday with first-degree intentional homicide and attempted first-degree intentional homicide. According to the criminal complaint, Brown and two friends were at the restaurant Tuesday about 1 a.m. when 31-year-old Luis E. ...

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Neillsville man enters insanity plea in 2002 deaths

SPARTA, Wis. (AP) — A man has been bound over for trial in the 2002 homicides of a couple in Monroe County. Larry Schaffer, of Neillsville, is charged with two counts each of first-degree intentional homicide and hiding a corpse, all as a party to the crime. According to a criminal complaint, police arrested the 42-year-old in January after he ...

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Suspect charged in 2007 New London stabbing

NEW LONDON, Wis. (AP) — A New London man has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide in a 2007 stabbing death. The criminal complaint alleges 35-year-old Chad W. Magolski killed 77-year-old James L. Park in Park’s New London apartment in December 2007. Magolski lived in a different unit in the building at the time. The complaint suggests that Magolski killed ...

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AG’s office to prosecute suspect in ’07 homicide case

NEW LONDON, Wis. (AP) — New London police say they’ve made an arrest in an old homicide case. Seventy-seven-year-old James Park was found stabbed to death in his New London apartment in 2007. Police say a 35-year-old New London man has been arrested after the state’s Division of Criminal Investigation helped work on the case. The Wisconsin Attorney General’s Office ...

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Jury convicts man of intentional homicide

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) — A Chippewa County jury has convicted a man of first-degree intentional homicide in the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend. Jurors on Wednesday rejected William Vollbrecht’s claim that the shooting was unintentional and due to the accidental discharge of his firearm. The Chippewa Herald reports the defense had asked the jury to find Vollbrecht ...

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Grandson charged with developer’s murder (UPDATE)

Seventeen-year-old Richard Wilson was charged Tuesday in Waukesha County Circuit Court with first-degree intentional homicide of his grandfather, Ron Siepmann, a Pewaukee developer. If convicted, Wilson, a Fox Point resident, could be sentenced to life in prison. According to the criminal complaint, Martha Wilson — Richard Wilson’s mother and Siepmann’s daughter — found Siepmann, 78, dead in a shed on ...

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Trial gets under way in boyfriend’s homicide

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) — A Chippewa County sheriff’s deputy has testified that he stopped a man from strangling his former girlfriend after the man shot and killed her new boyfriend. Deputy Raymond Duncan testified in William Vollbrecht’s homicide trial Monday in Chippewa County Circuit Court. Vollbrecht is accused of killing Christopher Farmer in May 2010. Duncan testified he was ...

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Milwaukee man charged in salvage yard killing

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man who lives in a Milwaukee scrap yard has been charged with killing a 16-year-old who was stealing parts. David Helton is charged with first-degree reckless homicide. According to a criminal complaint filed Friday, the 53-year-old said he heard noise outside his trailer at H & R Scrap Metals and went out with his shotgun at ...

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Homicide suspect could face more charges

MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — A northeastern Wisconsin man accused of killing his wife could face more charges. Ambrose Greaves is accused of stabbing Miki Greaves three times, including a fatal wound to her heart. Hunters found her partially-nude body in Cooperstown in November 2009. In a news release, the Manitowoc County sheriff’s department says the 41-year-old got aggressive with a ...

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Woman to stand trial after toddler drowns

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A 28-year-old Omro woman whose toddler was found drowned in a submerged SUV will stand trial next month on three charges. Prosecutors say Kayla Westenberger drove her SUV into the water at a boat landing in October with her 8-month-old son buckled in a car seat. His body was found in the vehicle. According to the ...

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Teen charged in death of good Samaritan

MILWAUKEE (AP) — An 18-year-old Brookfield woman has been charged with homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle in the death of a Milwaukee man who had rushed to the aid of a pedestrian. The victim was 30-year-old Mark Grabowski, one of several people helping a pedestrian who had been knocked down in the street around 2 a.m. March 11. ...

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Parents convicted in prayer death want new trials

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin parents convicted of using prayer instead of conventional medicine to try to heal their dying daughter will ask a judge for new trials. Documents filed by their appeal attorneys say Dale and Leilani Neumann did not have adequate legal representation during their original trials. The two were found guilty of second-degree reckless homicide in ...

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Contributing to child’s death not homicide

Contributing to the delinquency of a minor, causing death, is not a "homicide."

As a result, the Wisconsin Supreme Court held on Nov. 17, it does not run afoul of sec. 939.66 to convict a defendant of both that offense and the Len Bias law (homicide by delivery of a controlled substance.).

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