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Columbia Co. cold case suspect scheduled for court Monday

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PORTAGE (WKOW) -- A Beaver Dam woman arrested last week in a 2001 homicide is due in court in Portage at 2:00p.m. Monday.

Columbia County authorities arrested 38-year-old Leah Waldhart last Friday on a charge of first degree intentional homicide. They suspect her in the April 23, 2001 unsolved death of her former boyfriend, Curtis Wylesky.

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office said last week the investigation continues and it is believed there are others in the public have more information about Wyleski's homicide. Sheriff Dennis Richards said he hopes those individuals will feel more comfortable coming forward now that Waldhart has been arrested.

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