Homicide charges dropped for man accused of killing wife

Cade Clark has been cleared of any wrongdoing

A man arrested in Tomah and accused of killing his wife was cleared of any wrong doing.

First degree intentional homicide charges against 26-year-old Cade Clark were dropped on December 17, 2014 in Sawyer County Court

In October, Clark was arrested in Tomah, accused of shooting his wife, Kris Clark while in northern Wisconsin. Clark called 911 in the early morning of October 5, saying his wife was shot in the head. She was airlifted to a Minnesota Hospital but later died from her injuries.

The La Crosse Tribune reports a state pathologist determined she committed suicide.

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A Sawyer County man accused of shooting and killing his wife was arrested in Tomah on Wednesday.

The Sawyer County Sheriff’s Department arrested Cade G. Clark, 26, of Winter, Wisconsin for first degree intentional homicide.

The Sheriff’s Department said it received a 911 call on October 5 at 2:13 a.m. from Clark who said his wife, Kris Tina S. Clark, 26, sustained a gunshot wound to her head. Sawyer County EMS and Sawyer County Sheriff’s deputies responded and found Kris Tina Clark inside the residence. She was airlifted to St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth, Minnesota, where she later died from her injuries.

As a result of the death investigation, Cade Clark was arrested at a family residence in Tomah on Wednesday. The Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation, the State Crime Laboratory, the Wisconsin State Patrol and the Tomah Police Department assisted the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Department with this investigation.

The investigation is ongoing by the Sheriff’s Department. If you have any information regarding the incident, contact the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Department at (715) 634-5213.

During Clark’s initial appearance, the judge found probable cause and ordered Clark be held without bail pending a formal bond hearing on Friday, October 17, according to the Sheriff’s Department.

A judge set a $500,000 cash bond on Friday. WDIO-TV reports Judge Gerald Wright gave prosecutors 10 days to file a criminal complaint against the suspect. At Friday’s hearing, attorneys argued whether the suspect should be allowed contact with his infant son. The judge did impose a no-contact order.

Clark remained in jail Friday. His initial appearance is set for Oct. 28.

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