Suspect arrested in homicide of runner on Dane County road
Authorities have arrested a suspect in the homicide last month of a 26-year-old man who was killed while running on a southern Wisconsin road.
Dane County sheriff's detectives arrested the 21-year-old Mt. Horeb man on Thursday in the Jan. 15 death of Nicholas Day of Blue Mounds.
Authorities originally believed Day was the victim of a hit-and-run. But an autopsy revealed Day had suffered a gunshot wound and had sustained several lacerations to his neck.
Authorities say the motive for the killing is unclear and they don't know a connection between the victim and the suspect.
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