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Woman in custody for homicide in Town of Kewaskum | Courtesy Washington County Sheriff

March 11, 2020 – Town of Kewaskum, WI – A 50-year-old Town of Kewaskum woman has been arrested for 1st-degree intentional homicide in the death of her 43-year-old husband during a domestic dispute.

The Washington County Sheriff’s office was called to the home on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at 9:20 a.m. after receiving a 911 call from the suspect.  The suspect was arrested at the scene without incident.  The deceased victim was located inside the home by the first responding officers. The preliminary investigation suggests he suffered a stab wound during the altercation.

The suspect is currently in custody at the Washington County Jail and the sheriff’s office will be requesting charges for 1st-degree intentional homicide once the investigation is substantially complete.

Our office has been working closely with the Washington County District Attorney’s Office to maintain the integrity of the investigation and further details will not be available unit the district attorney can review the entirety of the case.

The sheriff’s office would like to thank the Kewaskum Police and Fire Department, the Wisconsin State Patrol and the Washington County Medical Examiner’s Office for the assistance in this investigation.


    • Quick note Sheyla. The incident remains under investigation by Washington County Sheriff’s Department. Autopsy results are still pending. More information will be known once autopsy is complete. More information will be released at next hearing March 27, 2020.

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