52-year-old Jackson County women charged with homicide

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JACKSON COUNTY, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – A Jackson County woman is facing a homicide charge after a man died earlier this month.

53-year-old Kellie Schmidt is charged with one count of first-degree intentional homicide as an act of domestic abuse with a dangerous weapon.

The charges comes after a man was found in need of medical attention in the town of Brockway on September 9.

That man, 53-year-old Thomas Boetcher, later died at an area hospital.

According to the criminal complaint, Boetcher suffered a stab wound to his arm.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says Boetcher and Schmidt shared a home in the 200 Block of Park Avenue where the incident happened.

A million-dollar cash bond is set for Schmidt.

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