Homicide Investigation in Dunn County

UPDATE:  The names of the people involved in a homicide investigation in Dunn county have been released.


The sheriff's office says the victim is identified as 24-year-old Alexander Woodworth of Eau Claire and the suspect is identified as 20-year-old Ezra McCandless of Stanley.


McCandless is being held in the Dunn County jail and is expected to be in court Wednesday afternoon.The sheriff's office said she's expected to be charged with first degree intentional homicide.


According to law enforcement, Woodworth's body was found on Friday in a car in rural Springbrook Township in Dunn county.


Deputies said it was clear his injuries were not self-inflicted.


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A homicide investigation is underway and a suspect in custody in Dunn County.

On Friday March 23, the body of a 24-year-old Eau Claire man was found in a car in rural Spring Brook township.

According to the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office, the injuries discovered on the body were not self-inflicted.

Deputies said a suspect has been identified and is being detained for other reasons.

Charges for the homicide are likely to be filed later this week.

More witnesses may be identified and interviewed during the ongoing investigation.

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