Residents of a Schofield condominium recently received a letter from the Wausau Police Department asking if they've seen a shovel that may have been used in a crime.
The letter was sent to people who lived in the Whitespire Grove Condominiums between October of 2010 and the present. It says the shovel was discarded in the pond on the south side of Whitespire Rd, near the Volkman/Whitespire entrance to the condos.
The recipients of the letter are asked that if they took the shovel or if they know who took it from the pond please give the police a call. That letter can be found attached above.
A source in the Wausau Police Department has confirmed to NewsChannel 7 that the crime in question is the disappearance of Stephanie Low.
She vanished from her Wausau apartment in October, 2010 and has not been seen since.
Police say Kristopher Torgerson, who's already serving a prison sentence for another crime, is a person of interest in the Low case. NewsChannel 7's check of court records reveals that Torgerson listed an address in the Whitespire Grove Condos in 2009.
Also, witnesses tell NewsChannel 7 that the pond referenced in the police letter was drained in May, and divers were seen working there. At the time, investigators told us it was a training exercise.
If you know anything about the shovel in question, the person to call at the Wausau P.D. is Det. Jennifer Holz at (715) 261-7883.
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