Sparta homicide

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office has yet to release any new details on a homicide that occurred in rural Sparta June 6. Lt. Jeff Spencer said the suspect is still hospitalized in serious condition with a self-inflicted gunshot wound and investigators have not been able to talk to him. Last week,...
Authorities identified the deceased victim in a rural Sparta attack that left three others injured, including the alleged attacker, as 87-year-old Bernard Waite. According the Monroe County Sheriff’s office, which is investigating the incident that occurred at a Town of Sparta home Sunday, June 13...

Emergency personnel load one of the people involved in a disturbance at an Icarus Road home in the Town of Sparta onto a GundersenAir helicopter at landing zone set up in the intersection of Icarus Road and Hwy. 16. Herald photo Pat Mulvaney.
Authorities are investigating a homicide that occurred at a Town of Sparta home Sunday on Icarus Road just south of Hwy. 16. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, at about 11:40 a.m., the Monroe County 911 Communication Center received a call reporting a disturbance at the home and...

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