Arrest made in 1976 Marinette County double homicide

MARINETTE, Wis. — The Marinette County sheriff announced this morning that an arrest has been made in a double homicide case that happened in July 1976.

The department will have a news conference at 2 p.m. today with additional details, Marinette County Sheriff Jerry Sauve said in a release.

David Schuldes and Ellen Mathys were found dead July 9, 1976, in McClintock Park in the Town of Silver Cliff. Investigators released a composite photo of the suspect in July 2018, based on DNA analysis technology.

This story will be updated after the afternoon news conference.

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