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      Police release details on possible murder

      Brent Kaempf

      The Marinette County Sheriff's Department expects a suspect taken into custody regarding a death in Peshtigo to be charged with first degree murder.

      At a press conference on Tuesday, the Marinette County Sheriff's Department released information on a death that was discovered on Sunday in the City of Peshtigo. Police say that the victim, identified as Trish Waschbisch, was discovered dead in her home with sharp force injuries.

      A person of interest was taken into custody, identified as Brent Kaempf. He is being held in a Milwaukee County Jail, but is expected to be taken to Marinette County Jail on Wednesday.

      "We expect that a criminal complaint will be filed tomorrow," said Marinette County Assistant DA Kent Hoffman. "We expect a court appearance will be scheduled sometime on Thursday or Friday. I'd like to thank all the police agencies who have been involved in investigating this matter and who are continuing to investigate this matter."

      We will provide more information on this alleged murder case as it becomes available.