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New sentencing date in Wausaukee shooting

July 2, 2013
The Daily News

MARINETTE, Wis. - A sentencing hearing for a Crivitz, Wis. man who admitted to killing his ex-girlfriend has been continued.

Richard B. Heyer, 56, appeared in Marinette County Court on Tuesday.

His attorney Jeffrey Jazgar filed a motion to adjourn sentencing, which Judge David Miron granted. Sentencing is now set for Aug. 22.

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Heyer previously pleaded no contest to one felony count of first degree intentional homicide.

In Wisconsin, first degree intentional homicide carries a mandatory sentence of life in prison.

The charge against Heyer stems from an Aug. 26 incident.

Marinette County Sheriff Jerry Sauve reported that deputies responded to a report of a shooting at the Citgo gas station in Wausaukee, Wis.

They discovered the body of 51-year-old Ann M. Schueller of Wausaukee behind the counter. Heyer was located outside the building with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest.

Sauve said that initial investigation indicated that Heyer and Schueller previously lived together and had a history of domestic violence.

 
 

 

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