MAZOMANIE (WKOW) -- The trial has been postponed for the Mazomanie man accused of killing his half-brother, who had autism.
Jeffrey Vogelsberg's attorney asked for the continuance, which was granted by a Dane County judge Monday. The trial was originally scheduled to start the week of October 21.
According to the Wisconsin State Journal, attorney David Karpe asked for the delay after Vogelsberg's wife, Shannon Remus, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to obstructing police in the case. Karpe's motion noted that there was nothing stopping Remus now from testifying against her husband, so Karpe had to re-evaluate his strategy.
Vogelsberg is charged with First Degree Intentional Homicide after police say he beat his half-brother, Matthew Graville, to death. Graville's body was found near Lone Rock.
The Wisconsin State Journal reports Karpe has until November 7 to tell the judge what his strategy is. Karpe says he's considering whether Vogelsberg will change his plea to not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect.
MAZOMANIE (WKOW) -- The Mazomanie man accused of killing his half-brother will appear in court Monday.
Court records show Jeffrey Vogelsberg's attorney has filed a motion to continue his trial.
Vogelsberg's murder trial is scheduled to start the week of October 21. He is accused of killing his half-brother, Matthew Graville.
Vogelsberg's wife, Shannon Remus, has already been sentenced in connection with the case.
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