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Trial set for next February in abuse death 3-year-old Tomah boy



A jury trial is scheduled a year from now in Monroe County for a Tomah man accused in the death of a 3-year-old boy. 


Two weeks have been set aside, starting Feb. 16 of 2021, for the Marcus Anderson trial. 

Anderson was arrested last May, after Kyson Rice died at the Tomah hospital. 

The 35-year-old Anderson had been taking care of Kyson when he stopped breathing. 

He claimed to have hit the boy while performing CPR, but an autopsy showed the boy had several injuries to his body.

Anderson is facing a total of 13 charges, including 1st degree murder.  

He pleaded not guilty in December.

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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