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UPDATE: Teen facing murder charges after 2 found dead in Grand Chute, Wis.

UPDATE: Teen facing murder charges after 2 found dead in Grand Chute, Wis. Photo: KSTP

April 14, 2019 09:32 PM

Police have arrested a Wisconsin teenager after two dead bodies were found in a home Sunday morning.

According to ABC affiliate WBAY, police arrested 17-year-old Alexander Kraus of Neenah, Wisconsin, after finding two dead bodies in a Grand Chute home.

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At 11:37 a.m., Grande Chute police performed a welfare check at a home on W. Edgewood Drive in Grand Chute and discovered two dead bodies in the home. Kraus was taken into custody at the residence. 

He is expected to make his first court appearance in the next 48 hours and is currently in the Outgamie County Jail, facing two counts of first-degree intentional homicide, according to WBAY.

"This is still an active and ongoing investigation with several search warrants already being executed with more expected. Again, we believe this to be an isolated incident, with no danger to the public," Grand Chute Officer Travis Waas said in a release, WBAY reports.

Authorities have not released the names of the two victims but stated that Kraus knew them. 

Authorities say Kraus is a junior at Neenah High School. 


Police in Grand Chute, Wisconsin, have a person in custody in the death of two people.

Officers conducting a welfare check late Sunday morning found the bodies in a home. They took a third person at the scene into custody without incident.

Authorities did not immediately release more details. They did say they believe it is an isolated incident and that the public is not in danger.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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