NEW INFORMATION: Autopsy results show Brian Helgeson died of multiple gunshot wounds

HIXTON, Wis. (RELEASE FROM JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT)-- Jackson County Sheriff’s authorities have recently obtained autopsy information regarding the ongoing investigation involving 57 year old BRIAN HELGESON of rural Hixton.

According to the preliminary autopsy reports received by Sheriff’s investigators, the victim in this homicide has been identified as BRIAN HELGESON.

Further information received from the preliminary reports indicates that BRIAN HELGESON died from multiple gunshot wounds.

Identification of the victim was made by confirming known body markings, dental identification and family confirmation.

The autopsy was conducted at the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office located in Madison, Wisconsin.

The suspect in this homicide, LARS HELGESON, remains incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail without bond.

A probable cause affidavit has been filed with the Jackson County Circuit Court which will authorize the in custody status of LARS HELGESON until charges are brought by the District Attorney’s Office. There is no further information on when those charges will be filed.

This case is still under investigation at this time and further information will be released when more becomes available.

Sgt. Patrick LaBarbera, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office