SPARTA, Wis. — A Milwaukee woman is charged with felony murder in connection with a fatal shooting in Sparta that authorities say was drug related.
Sparta Police Deputy Police Chief Booker Ferguson said Damara Skenandore-Medina, 28, is in custody for the June 11 death of 61-year-old Anthony Koopman. He was found with a gunshot wound early that morning in Sparta. He later died from his injuries.
Investigators worked with Milwaukee police and the state Department of Justice to gather evidence and make the arrest.
Ferguson said in a statement that the shooting was an isolated incident related to the sale of illegal drugs. He said additional arrests are expected, WXOW-TV reported.
Monroe County Judge Todd Ziegler set bond for Skenandore-Medina a $1 million cash Thursday when she appeared in court on charges of felony murder/armed robbery, distribution of methamphetamine and aiding a felon.
She's due back in court on August 7. A message left for her attorney was not returned.