WI - Homicide News

17 Jan 2017

FBI most wanted taken into custody

Investigators said on July 17th, a fight between a group of seven or eight men ended when Strickland started shooting near 26th and Hopkins on Milwaukee's north side. Maurice Brown Jr. and Michael Reed died from their injuries.

11 Jan 2017

WANTED AWARD NOMINATIONS ~ Deadline February 24th 2017


11 Jan 2017

Investigators suspect driver accused in fatal crash was under influence of marijuana

MILWAUKEE — A 22-year-old Milwaukee man has been criminally charged in connection with a fatal crash that happened near 13th and Capitol Drive on January 5th — accused of causing the death of James Bentley. The crash involved two vehicles — a blue Chevy Astro van and a red BMW X3.

11 Jan 2017

Exotic dancer lured homicide victim to Milwaukee apartment

MILWAUKEE, WI -- A Milwaukee man is dead, and a woman working as an exotic dancer faces homicide charges after police say the woman lured the man to her apartment for sex, only to have an armed robbery attempt devolve into murder.

03 Jan 2017

Investigation Discovery show examining painful aftermath of Marilyn McIntyre murder case

When a “48 Hours” program about the murder of Marilyn McIntyre aired in 2011, it suggested that life could finally go on for her family and friends. An Investigation Discovery program set to air on Jan. 12 shows that life has not gone on as many had hoped.

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.