Barron County man arrested in homicide case

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BARRON COUNTY, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – A Rice Lake man is in custody tied to the death of a Chetek man over the weekend. Barron County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 25-year-old Andrew Brunette and is currently being held in the Barron County Jail, awaiting charges to be filed.

Deputies were first alerted to a home on 27th Street in Chetek around 1 p.m. yesterday. A woman claimed to have discovered her son, later identified as 23-year-old Garrett Macone of Chetek, not breathing.

Detectives conducted several interviews and arrested brunette around 11 last night.

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