Bail Set for Man Charged in Death of Burnsville Woman

September 11, 2018 07:05 PM

Bail was set Tuesday for the 40-year-old man charged in connection to the death of a Burnsville woman found near the Minnesota River underneath the Interstate 35W bridge in April.


Uriah David Schulz is charged with second-degree murder. He appeared in Dakota County court where bail was set at $750,000 with conditions and $1 million without.

His next court date is scheduled for Oct. 18.

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The body of his 41-year-old girlfriend, Elizabeth Perrault of Burnsville, was found wrapped in a robe and blanket, encased in a 500-pound chunk of ice. The body was sticking out of a holding pond.

Friends reported her missing on Feb. 22, when she didn't return repeated phone calls for days.  The criminal complaint, however, states Perrault actually disappeared around Nov. 1 of last year.  Her parents also asked police to do a welfare check in December. 

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According to the criminal complaint, Schulz was living with Perrault in her Burnsville apartment at the time of her disappearance. And testing showed traces of blood matching hers was found in the trunk of the car he was driving in the fall of last year. 


Frank Rajkowski

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