MADISON – Sen. Howard Marklein (R-Spring Green) made the following statement regarding the ‘targeted act’ resulting in the death of retired Judge John Roemer in New Lisbon:
“I am saddened to learn about the tragic death of retired Judge John Roemer in New Lisbon. While we allow our local and state law enforcement to investigate this incident, my thoughts and prayers go out to Judge Roemer’s family and all of his friends and neighbors in New Lisbon.
I applaud the Juneau County Sheriff’s Department and all local and state law enforcement who responded to this incident. We never expect violent tragedy to strike in our small, close-knit communities, but I am grateful that we have leaders among us who have dedicated their lives to responding and protecting us.”