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UPDATE: Women Plead Not Guilty in Adams Co. Bar Fight Case

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

UPDATE: Fri 10:51 AM, Feb. 21, 2014

Two women charged with the May 15th assault of an Adams County bartender have pleaded not guilty.

Crystal Kylloe, 41, of Arkdale; and Christine Pritzl, 42, of Nekoosa; both stood mute Friday morning in court. A judge entered the not guilty pleas on their behalf.

The two women were arrested and charged after prosecutors say Brandy Madison, 28, was left unconscious. The incident happened in May at Dave's Escape bar in Big Flats.

Both women are free on a $7,500 signature bonds and will return to court March 19.

A doctor at the UW Madison Hospital where Madison was taken, says she was born with heart defect that may have been triggered by the stress of the altercation. He says CPR performed Dave's Escape saved her life, and he believes she will lead a normal life.

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UPDATE: Tue 3:47 PM, Jul 23, 2013

The cases against two women charged in a May 15th alleged assault are moving forward.

Crystal Kylloe, 41, of Arkdale; and Christine Pritzl, 42, of Nekoosa; are facing felony charges after Brandy Madison, 28, was left unconscious. The incident happened in May at Dave's Escape bar in the Adams County town of Big Flats.

Tuesday, in Adams County Court Christine Pritzl was formally charged. She is free on a $7,500 signature bond. She'll return to court on September 27 for a review hearing.

Crystal Kylloe was charged earlier this month. On July 2, a judge found there was enough evidence for her case to head to trial, Kylloe is also free on on bond and will return to court in September for review hearing.

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UPDATE: 6/3 at 12:33 p.m.

Two woman accused of engaging in bar fight last month that left a woman in serious condition will return to court in July to be formally charged.

Crystal Kylloe, 41, of Arkdale; and Christine Pritzl, 42, of Nekoosa; are facing felony charges after Brandy Madison, 28, was left unconscious. The incident happened May 15 at Dave's Escape bar in the Adams County town of Big Flats.

According to the criminal complaint, the women began a verbal argument that escalated after one of the women believed Madison was having an affair with her husband. According to the criminal complaint, different witnesses gave different stories about which woman was making the allegations.

Surveillance video cited in the criminal complaint states that Kylloe had Madison in a headlock and both women fell to the ground, however it is believed Madison was unconscious prior to the fall.

The video shows Madison convulsing. The women believed she was faking and left the bar, but were arrested a short time later.

When EMTs arrived, Madison had stopped breathing an no longer had a pulse.

A doctor at the UW Madison Hospital where Madison was taken, says she was born with heart defect that may have been triggered by the stress of the altercation. He says CPR performed Dave's Escape saved her life, and he believes she will lead a normal life.

Kylloe will make her first court appearance July 2. Pritzl will make hers on July 23. Both women are free on $7,500 signature bonds.

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ORIGINAL STORY: 5/17 at 12:41 p.m.

Two women are behind bars in Adams County in connection to an alleged assault at a tavern Wednesday night.

According to a news release, deputies responded to a disturbance at Dave's Escape tavern around 6:30 p.m.

The victim, Brandy Madison, 28, of Camp Douglas was found unconscious and was transported by air ambulance to a Madison hospital.

Crystal Kylloe, 41, of Arkdale is expected to be charged with battery. Christine Pritzl, 42, of Nekoosa is expected to be charged with disorderly conduct.

No further information is available regarding Madison's condition.


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