On Air Now

Now Playing

Our Playlist »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 95.5 FM Wausau, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Wausau,WI 54403)

More Weather »
43° Feels Like: 37°
Wind: SE 10 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Partly Cloudy 61°

Tonight

Mostly Clear 47°

Tomorrow

Partly Cloudy 69°

Alerts

Arraignment for former cop Zelich on murder charges today

KENOSHA, WI (WTAQ) - Former police officer Steven Zelich is scheduled to enter pleas this afternoon to charges that killed one of two women, before hiding their bodies in suitcases.

A 1:15 p.m. arraignment is set in Kenosha County Circuit Court, on charges of first-degree intentional homicide and hiding a corpse.

Zelich, a former West Allis officer, waived a preliminary hearing on Friday for the 2012 death of 19-year-old Jenny Gamez of Cottage Grove Oregon.

Authorities said the 52-year-old Zelich killed both Gamez and Laura Simonson of Minnesota after erotic choking games. The suitcases containing their bodies were found in June along a road near Lake Geneva.

That's in Walworth County, where Zelich has a September 23rd status hearing scheduled on two counts of hiding corpses. Charges involving Simonson's death are pending in Minnesota.

(Story courtesy of Wheeler News Service)

Comments