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Witnesses called in homicide trial of Erik Sackett

Witnesses are being called in the La Crosse County homicide trial of Erik Sackett. The La Crosse man is accused of killing the woman he was seeing, Erin Somvilai, and dumping her body in a Vernon County lake. 

Investigator explains why officials believe boyfriend is only suspect in homicide case

Police have made an arrest in the investigation into the homicide of a La Crosse woman, whose body was found in a Vernon County lake in June. Erik Sackett, 38 of La Crosse, is expected to be formally charged Friday with first-degree intentional homicide in the death of Erin Somvilai, who went by her maiden name 'Bushek.'