Trial date set for man charged in Chippewa County homicide

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CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU)-- The man charged in a Chippewa County homicide investigation appeared in court Thursday afternoon.

A trial date was set for Jesse Lloyd, 22. He is scheduled to stand trial October 2nd through the 10th.

Lloyd is charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the death of Kenneth Patterson.

Investigators found Patterson's body in March of 2016 in the yard of a home in the Town of Eagle Point near Lake Wissota.

Investigators said Jesse Lloyd and another man, Matthew Labrec, met up to give narcotics to Patterson, and Lloyd ended up shooting him.