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William R. Schmidt Has Been Located and is in Custody on a Probation Hold


MINOCQUA - William R. Schmidt has been located and is in custody on a probation hold. The Wisconsin Department of Justice and the Minocqua Police Department had sought Mr. Schmidt as a person of interest in the case of an ongoing death investigation in Minocqua.


This is a current and ongoing joint investigation of the Minocqua Police Department, the Oneida County Sheriff's Office and the Wisconsin Department of Justice.


Further media inquiries are being referred to Bill Cosh at the Wisconsin Department of Justice at (608) 266-1221. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.