JEFFERSON, Wis. (AP) -- An Illinois suspect's statements to police will be admissible in court when he is tried next month on charges of killing a Cambridge real estate agent.
The ruling by a Jefferson County judge Tuesday means prosecutors can use at least three police interviews with the 35-year-old defendant, James Hole of Brookfield, Illinois.
He's accused of killing 71-year-old Ann Nelson when she showed him a house in March.
The criminal complaint says he admitted strangling and beating her and taking valuables from her purse.
He's charged with first-degree intentional homicide, arson and burglary.
A message left for his defense attorney Tuesday was not immediately returned.
Hole's jury trial is set to begin Nov. 10.