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Stabbing suspect could hear evidence against him



We could hear testimony in court Monday about a fatal stabbing that happened in La Crosse early in the new year.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Anquin St. Junious of La Crosse, who’s charged with reckless homicide in the death of Virgil Stewart.

The two men reportedly argued in the doorway of a taxi on 7th Street, early on January 2nd.

Stewart was stabbed in the chest, and died after reaching a nearby hospital.

St. Junious has said a group of people beat him up a few days before the confrontation with Stewart, who reportedly came after him.

Today’s scheduled hearing has been delayed for weeks, while St. Junious was looking for a defense lawyer.

St. Junious remains jailed under a $100,000 cash bond.

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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