WI - Homicide News

03 Jan 2017

Criminal complaint in Portage homicide reports victim tried to protect acquaintance


PORTAGE (WKOW) -- A criminal complaint states the victim of a Portage homicide that followed a botched drug deal, was trying to protect an acquaintance when he was fatally shot.

03 Jan 2017

Mans body found in ditch in Fox Crossing


FOX CROSSING (WLUK) -- A man's body has been found in a ditch in Fox Crossing.

03 Jan 2017

2 in custody after man killed in bar on New Years Day


MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police say they have arrested two suspects in connection with the fatal shooting of 37-year-old Patrick Presley on the city’s northwest side on Sunday, January 1st. It was the first homicide of the year in Milwaukee.

03 Jan 2017

Young mother gunned down in her home


MILWAUKEE -- A young mother is the second homicide victim of 2017 in Milwaukee. Police said they know who the shooter is -- and relatives of the victim said they do too.

22 Dec 2016

Poynette man held on $500,000 bail after armed standoff


A judge on Tuesday ordered a Poynette man to be held on a half-million dollars cash bail after an armed standoff with law enforcement in the village a week earlier.

22 Dec 2016

Boy dies after falling off Mt. Olympus water slide


LAKE DELTON - Lake Delton police said a boy died Wednesday night after he fell from an outdoor water slide at Mt. Olympus Water and Theme Park.

22 Dec 2016

Police investigate deaths of two found in yard


Superior police are investigating the death of two people found outside their Butler Park home.  According to a release from Superior Police Capt. Thomas Champaigne, it appears no one else was involved in the incident.

22 Dec 2016

Man struck by bullet as people in two separate cars shoot at each other


MILWAUKEE — A 32-year-old man was shot and wounded by a stray bullet on Milwaukee’s north side late Wednesday, December 21st.

22 Dec 2016

1 killed and another wounded after shooting at Madison group home


MADISON — An employee at a group home on Kevins Way in Madison was shot and killed on Wednesday, December 21st, and a second employee was hurt. It happened at the REM group home for cognitively disabled adults.

22 Dec 2016

Man and Woman accused in brutal beating posted video of victim to Snapchat


MILWAUKEE — 20-year-old Devin Katzfey of Milwaukee and 20-year-old Sarah Zakzesky of Milwaukee each face one felony count of first degree reckless homicide as party to a crime in connection with the death of Delvin Mendoza-Chaparro, which happened Monday, December 19th near 6th and Rogers.

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