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Two People Found Dead in Wausau Apartment

Wausau police say a son shot and killed his father's fiancée early this morning before killing himself.

Police say 37-year-old Janet Nachtrab was killed from a gunshot wound to the head just before 3:30 Thursday morning at an apartment on Wausau’s east side.

Police say then 23-year-old Ricky Weinfurter shot himself. Weinfurter's father, 58-year-old Gerald Weinfurter, witnessed this incident and called 911. He wasn't hurt.

Police say the three lived together in the apartment where the shooting took place and that Ricky Weinfurter had been dealing with emotional issues. The events that led to this shooting is not yet determined.


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