An arrest in the May's Photo murders in La Crosse...
City police are charging 39-year-old Jeffry Lepsch of Dakota, Minnesota with the September shooting deaths of Paul Petras and his son A-J. The father and son were killed the afternoon of September 15th at the family photo store on Main Street in La Crosse. Lepsch was arrested today near his home. Police are not releasing more information about the arrest until a news conference tomorrow morning.
La Crosse police say they've arrested Jeffrey Lepsch in the murders of Paul and A.J. Petras at May's photo in downtown La Crosse on September 15th. More info from police tomorrow. Lepsch arrested at his home in Dakota, Minnesota this afternoon. Lepsch was convicted several years ago of stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from the Ace Hardware distribution center when he worked there as a security guard. He apparently sold much of what he stole over the internet. Lepsch was still paying restitution for that crime when he was arrested for the Petras murders.
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