EAU CLAIRE Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – One of two men charged in an Eau Claire homicide investigation enters pleas in court yesterday. Xavier Thompson pleaded not guilty to all charges, including first-degree intentional homicide.
Thompson and Michael Purnell, both of Eau Claire, are charged in the shooting death of 39-year-old Christopher Conner of Altoona. According to information from the Eau Claire Police Department, the shooting happened at the intersection of Bergen Avenue and Bellevue Avenue in September. A status conference is scheduled for March 10.