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UPDATE: Body identified in homicide investigation in Madison


MADISON (WKOW) – The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office identified the man found dead on his bed on Wednesday.

Bruce G. Engendorf, 54-year-old of Madison, was found on his bed located in the garage of a residence located in the 4000 block of Maher Avenue. 

Authorities said the death investigation began shortly after 7:20 p.m. on Wednesday September 19.

A forensic autopsy completed on September 20 disclosed injures inconsistent with initial information obtained at the scene from witnesses who discovered the decedent.   Authorities said additional testing is underway in reference to this death investigation. 

Director of Operations Barry Irmen said the preliminary autopsy results indicate that Mr. Engendorf's death was the result of blunt force trauma of the head.

This case remains under investigation by the City of Madison Police Department and the Dane County Medical Examiner's Office.


MADISON (WKOW) -- Police arrested a 62-year-old man on a tentative charge of 2nd Degree Reckless Homicide in connection to a death investigation from earlier this week.

Police say a 54-year-old man was found dead in his home on the 4000 block of Maher Ave. Wednesday evening. An autopsy revealed the man had suffered a head injury.

The man's roommate, David A. Tingom, was arrested Friday. Police say Tingom got into a physical altercation with the victim in the driveway of their home Wednesday morning. A short time later, the victim went to bed to sleep. He was found dead later that night.

The Dane County Medical Examiner has not yet released the cause of death or name of the victim.

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