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UPDATE: Former officer headed to trial for suitcase death

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KENOSHA (WKOW) --The former West Allis police officer accused of killing two women and hiding their remains in suitcases is headed to trial.

Steven Zelich was in a Kenosha County courtroom where he waived his preliminary hearing Friday morning.  Zelich is charged with first-degree homicide and hiding a corpse in Kenosha County, where he is accused of killing Jenny Gamez, of Cottage Grove, Oregon.

The criminal complaint says 52-year-old Zelich killed the 19-year-old college student during a sexual choking game, hid her body in his home and car for months before dumping the suitcase in Walworth County earlier this summer.

Zelich is also the suspect in the death of a Farmington, Minnesota woman.

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KENOSHA (WKOW) -- A prosecutor in southern Wisconsin will summarize evidence during a preliminary hearing for a former police officer accused of killing two women and hiding their remains in a pair of suitcases.

Steven Zelich is due in Kenosha County Circuit Court Friday in the 2012 death of Jenny Gamez, of Cottage Grove, Oregon.

A criminal complaint says the 52-year-old former suburban Milwaukee officer killed the 19-year-old college student during a sexual choking game that went too far, hid her body in a suitcase and then kept her body in his refrigerator for months.

Zelich also is a suspect in the death of a Farmington, Minnesota, woman. The women's bodies were found in June in suitcases left along a rural Walworth County highway about an hour southwest of Milwaukee.

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