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Wolfe describes scene at Mercer area murder

 

August 9, 2018

Ralph Ansami/Daily Globe

Ralph Ansami/Daily Globe CURTIS WOLFE, of Lac du Flambeau, Wis., testifies Wednesday afternoon in Iron County Court regarding the murder of Wayne Valliere Jr. near Mercer on Dec. 22.

By RALPH ANSAMI

ransami@yourdailyglobe.com

HURLEY - One of the five men charged with murdering a Lac du Flambeau, Wis., man near Mercer just before Christmas described Wednesday how the victim was executed.

Curtis Wolfe, 26, testified in the trial against Joseph Lussier, 26, and Richard F.A. Allen, 27. All three are tribal members from Lac du Flambeau.

Wolfe said Wayne Valliere Jr. was beaten and shot to death on a desolate road on Dec. 22.

Valliere was reported missing when he didn't show up for Christmas brunch with his family. The body was found on New Year's Day.

Wolfe said Allen reach...



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