UPDATE: Suspect Charged in Wautoma Motel Murder

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

UPDATE: 3/28 at 2:06 p.m.

Travis Petersen, 42, will return to court next month to find out if his case will head to trial. Wednesday, he was formally charged with 1st degree intentional homicide.

Petersen is the suspect in the March 7th death of Robert Kasun, 50.

Petersen remains behind bars on a $250,000 cash bond. He'll return to court April 5.

UPDATE: 3/20 at 11:13 a.m.

An arrest has been made in the March 7th death of a rural Wautoma man.

According to the Waushara County Sheriff's Department, Travis Petersen was arrested on Monday, and is expected to be charged with 1st degree intentional homicide.

An autopsy shows Robert Kasun, 50, died as blunt force injuries to his head and abdomen.

ORIGINAL STORY: 3/7 at 1:49 p.m.

The Waushara County Sheriff's Department is investigation the death of a 50-year-old rural Wautoma man after his body was found Wednesday at the Mt. Morris Motel, northwest of Wautoma.

According to WLUK-TV, the motel owner says the body of Robert Kasun was found by a friend. Kasun's death has been ruled a homicide, the circumstances of his death are not being released at this time.

An autopsy will be performed in Madison.

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