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Neighbors Worried About Killer in Elcho

The Langlade County Sheriff's Department is advising people in the Elcho area to be cautious and alert in the wake of Saturday's brutal stabbing murder.

Saturday around 7 p.m. Kathy Nameth was stabbed outside her parents cabin on Loon Lake.

Nameth was going to clean out the freezer in the empty cabin, but she never made it inside.

Nameth volunteers for the Elcho Fire and Rescue, and she called for help on her radio, but she died on the way to the hospital.

While calling for help, Kathy described her attacker as being average height, with a bushy beard, wearing a raincoat.

If you have any information on the case, you are asked to call the Langlade Co. Sheriff's Department at (715) 627 6411.


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