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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 is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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