MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Minnesota man accused of killing a La Crosse photography store owner and his son is set to stand trial in May.
Investigators say Jeffrey Lepsch of Dakota killed Paul Petras and Petras’ son, A.J., at May’s Photo in downtown La Crosse last September. They say they recovered multiple items from the store at Lepsch’s house during an October search.READ MORE: Girl In 'Very Critical Condition' After Being Shot At Minneapolis Birthday Party
Lepsch faces two counts of first-degree intentional homicide, one count of armed robbery and one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. He has denied involvement in the deaths.READ MORE: Crews Continue Cleanup After 50-Car Train Derails In Albert Lea
La Crosse County Circuit Judge Ramona Gonzalez has scheduled jury selection for May 3. The trial is scheduled to begin on May 6.MORE NEWS: COVID In MN: 805 New Cases, 10 More Deaths Reported Sunday
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