Bond set at $500,000 for suspect in Wausau shooting death

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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) -- Police say a 19-year-old man found dead Friday at home on Wausau’s west side died from a gunshot wound to the head. The victim was identified as Troy Wilcox.

An investigation began around 3 p.m. on June 7. Officers and ambulance were dispatched to a home on the 300 block N 2nd Avenue for a report of teen that had died. The reporting party was a family member, according to police.

The death was deemed suspicious and investigated as a homicide.
Witnesses said Wilcox was last seen alive at home in the early morning hours while drinking with a group of friends. One of the friends, David Anselmo, 19, was said to be the last friend at the party.

While officers spoke with the family, Anselmo returned to the scene.

Police say he was interviewed at the Wausau Police Department.
As a result of the information gathered during the investigation, Anselmo was arrested. Monday, bond was set at $500,000.

He’s scheduled to be formally charged June 13.

The Wausau Police Department was assisted in their investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol and the Wisconsin State Crime Lab.