NEW INFORMATION: Bodies of two people found in Tomah home

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NEW INFORMATION: Update October 9, 2012

TOMAH, Wis (WEAU) -- On October 8, 2012 Tomah Officers responded to 511 North Glendale, where two people were found deceased inside the residence.

The deceased were identified as Michael C. Bobak and Tracey L.E. Small. Bobak and Small were residents of this address along with two minor children.

The Tomah Police Department is conducting an investigation into the deaths of Bobak and Small. The Department is being assisted by the Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigations, Wisconsin State Crime Lab, Wisconsin State Patrol, and the Monroe County Coroner along with the Monroe County District Attoney.

On October 9, 2012 autopsies were completed. The preliminary findings of the forensic examinations of the bodies were consistent with information discovered during the processing of the residence. The information/evidence found during the autopsy and search of the residence showed that there were no injuries as a result of blunt trauma, gun shots, sharp instrument or any other method that would have caused the death of Bobak and Small in a violent manner.

Toxicology results may provide answers, but are not expected to be available to law enforcement for several weeks.

At this time, the Department has no information related to this investigation that would cause concern for the safety of members of the community. If anyone has information related to this incident please call the Tomah Police Department at 608.374.7400.

Chief of Police Wesley D. Revels
Tomah Police Department


TOMAH, Wis. (WEAU) – Police are investigating the deaths of a man and woman whose bodies were found in their home.

Tomah police say someone found Michael Bobak, 35, and Tracey Small, 25, unresponsive and reported it to investigators around 10:30 a.m. Monday. Officers responded, met up with the person who called for help, and found the bodies of Bobak and Small at the home on North Glendale Avenue in Tomah. Both of them lived in the home.

A news release from the department does not indicate how they died. The Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation, State Crime Lab, and Wisconsin State Patrol are all helping with the case.

Officers say there is also that is also a temporary detour affecting the 500 block of N. Glendale Avenue. Police suggest that drivers avoid the area until an announcement that N. Glendale has been opened to normal traffic.