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August 15, 2014 at 10:47 AM

Wisconsin man waives hearing in case of Oregon woman’s death

The Associated Press KENOSHA, Wis. — A former police officer accused of killing two women and hiding their remains in a pair of suitcases has waived a preliminary hearing in southern Wisconsin. Steven Zelich is charged with first-degree homicide and hiding a corpse in Kenosha County Circuit Court where he’s accused of killing Jenny Gamez, of Cottage…

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August 5, 2014 at 11:47 AM

Ex-cop charged with killing Oregon woman, hiding body in suitcase

The Associated Press KENOSHA, Wis. — A former police officer has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide and hiding a corpse in the death of one of two women whose bodies were found stuffed in suitcases left along a rural Wisconsin highway. Steven Zelich, 52, of West Allis, was charged in the death of Jenny Gamez, a…

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July 3, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Ex-cop appears in court in case of bodies in suitcases

The Associated Press ELKHORN, Wis. — A former police officer charged with dumping two bodies hidden in suitcases along a rural Wisconsin highway said he killed the women during separate meetings at hotels to have rough sex, a detective testified Thursday. Steven Zelich, a 52-year-old security officer, has been charged with two counts of hiding a corpse…

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June 30, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Body of missing Oregon woman found in suitcase in Wisconsin

The Associated Press ELKHORN, Wis. — Authorities in Wisconsin have confirmed that a missing Oregon woman is one of the two people whose bodies were found stuffed in suitcases and dumped along a rural highway. Twenty-one-year-old Jenny Gamez, of Cottage Grove, disappeared in 2012. Officials confirmed at a news conference in Elkhorn that the remains were hers. Steven…

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February 6, 2013 at 10:57 AM

Lewis-McChord soldier arrested in Wisconsin homicide probe

The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — Authorities in Wisconsin say a military police officer stationed in Washington state helped her husband hide the body of his half-brother. Dane County, Wis. sheriff’s officials say Shannon Remus was arrested at Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Tuesday. Remus is a U.S. Army police officer who’s being held in the Pierce County Jail…

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