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Bond set at two million for suspect in La Crosse photography armed robbery

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Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

LA CROSSE - A two million dollar cash bond has been set for a Minnesota man charged with shooting 56 year old Paul Petras and his 19 year old son A.J. to death. Jeffrey Lepsch made an initial court appearance yesterday in La Crosse.

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The double murder happened at May's Photo, 425 Main Street, September 15th. Lepsch is scheduled to return to the same court next Thursday for a preliminary hearing.

Authorities recovered 14 stolen items from the defendant's home October 10th. Lepsch is a convicted felon and hobby photographer. He denies involvement in the deaths.

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