UPDATE: Person of Interest in Triple Homicide Found in Southern Wisconsin

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Southern Wisconsin authorities say they have found a person of interest in connection with a triple homicide.

Lafayette County Sheriff Scott Pedley says the danger to the community is over.

Pedley says his office got a call Sunday morning after a family member found a dead person in a house in Wiota Township, near rural South Wayne. Deputies arrived to find two more bodies in the house, and a truck registered to one of the victims was gone.

Pedley says the names of the three victims are being withheld until they can be positively identified.
Authorities are still investigating.

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SOUTH WAYNE, Wis. (AP) -- Three people have been found dead in a southern Wisconsin home, and authorities say they are looking for a suspect who they believe to be dangerous.

Lafayette County Sheriff Scott Pedley says his office got a call Sunday morning about a dead person inside a home in Wiota Township, in rural South Wayne. Authorities went to the house and found two more dead people inside.

Pedley says his office is now investigating a triple homicide, and authorities are looking for a suspect who may have traveled to southeastern Wisconsin.

Authorities are seeking a blue 1998 Ford F150 pickup truck with a blue topper, and Wisconsin license plate number of 220489F. The pickup truck is registered to one of the victims. Anyone who sees the truck is asked to call authorities.


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