Two Stillwater area natives were the victims of a double homicide on Friday at a home in Fitchburg, Wis.
Ashlee C. Steele, 39, and Kacee M. Tollefsbol, 38, of Lake Elmo, were killed in a shooting at the Steeles’ home, the Dane County Medical Examiner’s office told NBC15-Madison.
Both were graduates of Stillwater Area High School.
According to the Wisconsin State Journal, Fitchburg police arrested Ashlee Steele’s husband, former Dane County Sheriff’s Deputy Andy Steele, for double murder in relation to the shooting. The Steeles had been married for 16 years, according to the journal.
Andy Steele, 39, was recently diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and retired from the sheriff’s office, according to various media reports.
Ashlee was attempting to raise money in a campaign called Tough as Steele/Taking Down ALS for her husband’s upcoming medical costs via the website Give Forward, the journal reported. Tollefsbol was helping her with the fundraising efforts.
The investigation is ongoing.
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