Former Deputy Committed In Slaying Of Wife, Sister-In-LawA judge has committed a former Dane County sheriff's deputy with Lou Gehrig's disease to a mental health institution after a jury earlier found he was not legally responsible for killing his wife and sister-in-law.
Ex-Wisconsin Deputy With ALS Not Guilty In KillingsA jury on Thursday found a former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy with Lou Gehrig's disease not legally responsible in the killing of his wife and sister-in-law.
Psychiatrist Blames Lou Gehrig's Disease In Deputy Slayings A forensic psychiatrist said he believes Lou Gehrig's disease is the reason a former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy killed his wife and sister-in-law. Dr. Doug Tucker testified for the defense Wednesday in the trial of Andrew Steele, who has pleaded not guilty by reason of mental disease in the August shooting deaths of his wife, 39-year-old Ashlee Steele, and her 38-year-old sister, Kacee Tollefsbol, of Lake Elmo, Minnesota.
Prosecutors: Former Deputy Planned Homicides Prosecutors say a former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy plotted to kill his wife and sister-in-law for days. Former Dane County Sheriff's Deputy Andrew Steele faces two counts of first-degree intentional homicide in the Aug. 22 shooting deaths of his wife, Ashlee Steele, and sister-in-law, Kacee Tollefsbol.
Funeral Set For 2 Sisters Slain In WisconsinA funeral is planned this week in Minnesota for two sisters who were fatally shot in Wisconsin. An obituary notice says a celebration of life will be held Friday at 2 p.m. for 39-year-old Ashlee Steele and 38-year-old Kacee Tollefsbol.
Murder Charges Likely This Week Against Wis. DeputyA Fitchburg police lieutenant says charges are likely early this week against a recently retired Dane County sheriff's deputy accused of fatally shooting his wife and sister-in-law. Lt. Todd Stetzer says Andy Steele is being treated at a hospital for injuries consistent with a suicide attempt.
Fmr. Sheriff's Deputy Arrested In Connection With Fitchburg Double HomicideA former sheriff's deputy in Wisconsin is accused of killing his wife and her sister, both of whom grew up in Stillwater. Ashlee Steele, 39, of Fitchburg, Wisconsin, and her sister, Kacee Tollefsbol, 38, of Lake Elmo, were found shot to death inside Steele's home on Friday.