WI - Homicide News

12 Oct 2018

Husband Arrested for Murder in 43-Year-Old Sturgeon Bay Case. WAHI Cold Case Review Team Assists.

An arrest was made Thursday, Oct. 11, in Sturgeon Bay’s oldest missing person cold case.  Richard Gale Pierce, 82, was arrested in his hometown of Cheboygan, Mich., for the alleged murder of his wife, Carol Jean Pierce, who was last seen in Sturgeon Bay in early September 1975. 

22 Aug 2018

One Day Training Seminar

~~WISCONSIN ASSOCIATION OF HOMICIDE INVESTIGATORS presents A 1-Day Training Seminar AGENDA: 8:00-9:00AM   Travel Time 9:00-11:30  Barbara Kendhammer Homicide, presented by • LaCrosse County District Attorney Tim Gruenke

20 Jul 2017

Area cold case mysteries keep investigators searching

  In the town of Hesper, a remote area in northeastern Iowa, a marked gravestone lies in a cemetery without a body.

13 Jul 2017

WAHI One Day Training in Door County on October 26, 2017


09 May 2017

UPDATE Suspects Facebook rant posted around time of Middleton homicide

UPDATE (WKOW) -- Authorities say it appears homicide suspect John Hamann posted a rant against women on Facebook around the time of the killing of 82-year old

09 May 2017

Lake Delton man in hospital after stabbing

LAKE DELTON (WKOW) -- Lake Delton Police say a man is in the hospital after a stabbing incident Wednesday night.

09 May 2017

Man fatally shot while sitting on porch in Racine

RACINE, Wis. - Racine police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man. Authorities say Harry Canady Jr. of Racine was sitting on the porch of a home when he was shot about 5 p.m. Sunday. He was rushed to Ascension All Saints Hospital where he died.

09 May 2017

Kris Zocco charged in Milwaukee woman Kelly Dwyers murder

Years after Kelly Dwyer went missing and her body was discovered, prosecutors filed homicide charges in the case. 

23 Mar 2017

UPDATE Police officer and 3 civilians dead after shooting near Rothschild

ROTHSCHILD — Police in northern Wisconsin say an officer and three other people were killed in what apparently began as a domestic dispute in a bank.

23 Mar 2017

Housing inspector shot and killed near 23rd and Cherry

MILWAUKEE -- A 64-year-old City of Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services employee who has worked with the department for 33 years was shot and killed near 23rd and Cherry in broad daylight on Wednesday, March 22nd.