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May 4, 2010
52 months prison time for man, 35, in the death of his wife
BENSON -- Andrew Lemcke, 35, will serve up to 52 months in prison for second-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of his wife. District...
May 4, 2010 - 12:00am
May 3, 2010
Lemcke to serve 52 months for wife's death
BENSON -- Andrew Gordon Lemcke, 35, will serve the maximum sentence for second degree manslaughter in the shooting death of his wife. District Judge Jon Stafsholt sentenced Lemcke to 52 months in prison during a court appearance Monday morning in Benson. It's the maximum possible...
May 3, 2010 - 2:59pm
March 11, 2010
Appleton man found guilty of manslaughter in the shooting death of wife
GLENWOOD -- Andrew Lemcke, 35, was found guilty Wednesday of second-degree manslaughter in the Sept. 12, 2004, shooting death of his wife, Nichole...
March 11, 2010 - 12:00am
March 9, 2010
Appleton man says death of wife was accident
GLENWOOD -- Andrew Lemcke took the stand in his own defense Monday to tell a Pope County jury his account of how his wife was fatally shot around...
March 9, 2010 - 12:00am
March 3, 2010
Pathologist: Lemcke shooting a homicide
GLENWOOD -- More than five years after she was fatally shot, the official death certificate filed in Swift County for Nichole Riley-Lemcke lists...
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
February 23, 2010
Lemcke trial under way
GLENWOOD -- Two different accounts have been told in secret to as many grand juries as to how Nichole Riley-Lemcke, 26, was fatally shot in the living room of her Appleton home on the morning of Sept. 12, 2004. Now, both versions are being told publicly to the Pope County jury which...
February 23, 2010 - 12:00am
February 11, 2010
Trial scheduled to begin for Appleton man, 35, accused of murdering his wife in 2004
GLENWOOD -- Five years and five months after Nichole Riley-Lemcke, 26, was fatally shot in her Appleton home, the trial for the man accused of...
February 11, 2010 - 12:00am
September 19, 2009
Lemcke murder trial delayed
BENSON -- An unexpected development will delay the start of the first degree murder trial for Andrew Gordon Lemcke, 34, of Appleton. He is accused...
September 19, 2009 - 12:00am
September 4, 2009
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,...
September 4, 2009 - 12:00am
July 7, 2009
Judge for the second time delays omnibus in murder case
BENSON -- A hearing at which the prosecution is expected to outline its case for first- and second-degree murder charges in a September 2004 shooting in Appleton is being delayed for a second time. The omnibus hearing for Andrew Gordon Lemcke, 34, of Appleton was to have been held...
July 7, 2009 - 12:00am
July 6, 2009
Lemcke omnibus delayed
BENSON -- A hearing at which the prosecution is expected to outline its case for first and second degree murder charges in a Sept. 2004 shooting in Appleton is being delayed for a second time. The omnibus hearing for Andrew Gordon Lemcke, 34, of Appleton, was to have been held Thursday...
July 6, 2009 - 4:47pm
May 14, 2009
Grand jury testimony will be focus of hearing in murder case
BENSON -- Andrew Gordon Lemcke, 34, of Appleton, will return to district court Friday in Benson on first- and second-degree murder charges in the shooting death of his wife Nichole Riley-Lemcke, 26, on Sept. 12, 2004, in their Appleton home. Although the court appearance is scheduled...
May 14, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
Hearing delayed for Appleton man facing charges in death of wife
BENSON -- A hearing at which prosecutors are expected to outline their case against Andrew Gordon Lemcke, 34, of Appleton, has been rescheduled to May 15. Lemcke faces first-degree, premeditated murder and second-degree, intentional murder charges in the Sept. 12, 2004, shooting...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Lemcke hearing delayed
BENSON -- A hearing at which prosecutors are expected to outline their case against Andrew Gordon Lemcke, 34, of Appleton, has been re-scheduled to May 15. Lemcke faces first degree, premeditated murder and second degree, intentional murder charges in the Sept. 12, 2004 shooting...
February 10, 2009 - 11:00am
January 3, 2009
Case against Appleton man charged in fatal shooting of wife to be outlined in February
BENSON -- An outline of what evidence led to a grand jury's indictment on first- and second-degree murder against Andrew Gordon Lemcke, 34, of...
January 3, 2009 - 12:00am