Brockway woman sentenced in Jackson County homicide case

52-year-old Kellie Schmidt was taken into custody following the death of a 53-year-old man...
Kellie Schmidt(Jackson County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Sep. 26, 2023 at 5:10 PM CDT
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JACKSON COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) - A Brockway woman charged with homicide is sentenced in Jackson County Circuit Court.

Court records show 55-year-old Kellie Schmidt is sentenced to 10 years in prison and 10 years extended supervision.

Schmidt was convicted of 1st degree reckless homicide for the death of a Jackson County man.

According to a press release from the Jackson County District Attorney, on Sept. 9, 2021, law enforcement and emergency services responded to a report of a man bleeding on his neighbor’s doorstep.

The press release says the man later died at a medical facility due to suffering a puncture wound. Investigation determined that Schmidt had fatally stabbed the victim, her domestic partner, with a fillet knife.