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Tomah man accused of child abuse death



TOMAH, Wis. — A mysterious death in Tomah led to a child abuse and homicide investigation.


Bond is set at $750,000 in Monroe County Court for 34-year-old Marcus Anderson of Tomah, who is accused of causing the death of a 3-year-old.

Police were called to Anderson’s house on Jodi Circle in Tomah on Friday, where they attempted to save the child’s life.

An autopsy found that the child died of multiple blunt force injuries.

Anderson is charged with reckless homicide, child abuse causing great bodily harm, and multiple counts of bail-jumping.

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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