BREAKING
Wiota crash knocks out power
Full Story
By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Kuester gives insanity plea
36774a.jpg
Jaren Kuester, 31, faces three counts of first-degree intentional homicide in the deaths of Gary, Chloe and Dean Thoreson. (Times photo: Katjusa Cisar)
DARLINGTON - The Waukesha man charged in the April triple homicide in Wiota Township pleaded not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect at a hearing Monday, July 1, after a judge ruled he is competent to stand trial. By court order, Jaren M. Kuester, 31, was evaluated for competency in June at Mendota Mental Health Institute in Madison. A forensic psychologist concluded that Kuester, despite a long history of mental health issues, including hospitalizations, understands the charges against him and is able to assist in his own defense.

We hope you enjoyed your FREE preview of TheMonroeTimes.com

Subscribe to access more great content!