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Appleton man to stand trial for wife's murder


BENSON -- Five years after Nichole Riley-Lemcke, 26, was fatally shot in her Appleton home, her husband will stand trial on charges of first-degree, premeditated and second-degree, intentional murder.

In a series of rulings issued recently, District Judge Jon Stafsholt found there was probable cause to proceed with a trial on the indictments issued by a grand jury against Andrew Lemcke, 34, of Appleton.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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