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La Crosse man’s homicide trial to be postponed

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A La Crosse man, arrested two years ago, for allegedly providing drugs that killed a female neighbor, will wait awhile longer before going on trial. 

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Bernard Moore, Jr., had a September trial scheduled in his reckless homicide case in La Crosse County, but defense attorney Candice Tlustosch has been allowed to withdraw from that case. 

Moore has also withdrawn his demand for a speedy trial, so the case will be rescheduled when he finds another attorney.  

The victim died in 2021 after taking fentanyl and meth reportedly supplied by Moore, who was arrested months later. Moore dismissed another attorney shortly after being charged, claiming they were not helping him, and a new hearing is expected in a few weeks. 

Moore is now serving a prison term at New Lisbon for a different drug offense. 

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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