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Updated - New London Resident Charged With First-Degree Intentional Homicide - Cash Bail Set at $1 Million


NEW LONDON – Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today that a New London man has been charged with First-Degree Intentional Homicide in the December 2007 death of James L. Park, in the city of New London in Waupaca County.


The Criminal Complaint, issued May 24, 2011, alleges CHAD W. MAGOLSKI, 35, intentionally caused the death of JamesL. Park in Park's New London apartment in December2007.


Magolski made his initial appearance today in Waupaca County Court before Judge Philip Kirk. Cash bail was set at $1 million. The Preliminary Hearing is set for June 30, 2011 and will be conducted by Judge John Hoffmann.


The matter was investigated by the City of New London Police Department and the Wisconsin Department of Justice's Division of Criminal Investigation.

Assistant Attorney General David J. Wambach is acting as Special Prosecutor in the case.


The charge in the complaint is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


A copy of the criminal complaint is available at:


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