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St. Junious given more time to find lawyer in homicide case

Brad Williams

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More than a month after the stabbing death of a La Crosse man, the suspect in the case doesn’t have an attorney through the public defender’s office yet. 

As a result, a pre-trial hearing for Anquin St. Junious has been postponed for two more weeks, until February 22nd. 

St. Junious was charged in early January with the stabbing of Virgil Stewart, while the two men were arguing in the doorway of a cab in south La Crosse. 

That fight happened a few days after a reported attack on St. Junious by a large group of people on 5th Avenue South. 

Judge Dale Pasell says La Crosse County may have to find an attorney for St. Junious to prevent further delays in the case.   

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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