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Oshkosh area man charged in La Crosse with strangling and weapon crimes

Brad Williams



An Oshkosh area man is jailed in La Crosse for allegedly strangling his ex-girlfriend and threatening her with a gun. 

Bond is set at $10,000 cash for Thaddius Ledford of Winnebago. 

A La Crosse woman accused Ledford of choking her and pointing a gun to her head, during a fight that occurred Saturday. 

She said Ledford admitted to giving drugs to a La Crosse area man, just before that man died. 

Ledford allegedly made threatening statements to the woman, such as, “Call the cops, you’ll be in a body bag,” and, “You just caused a lot of problems for yourself.”

The victim also claimed Ledford is a cousin of Shavonte Thompson, who’s wanted for murder in a Nov. 2 shooting death in north La Crosse.