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STATE NEWS ROUNDUP: Trial to begin this week for Minnesota man accused of killing La Crosse father and son

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A nine-day trial is scheduled to begin this week for a man accused of killing a photography store owner and his son in La Crosse. Barring a last-minute plea deal, jury selection begins tomorrow morning in La Crosse County for 40-year-old Jeffrey Lepsch. Prosecutors said the Dakota Minnesota man owed money in a previous felony case, and it apparently spurred him to kill 56-year-old Paul Petras and his 19-year-old son A-J last September at May's Photo in downtown La Crosse.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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