Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office
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Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office Takes Two People into Custody in Connection with Brutal Homicide Investigation

 

By - Feb 5th, 2021 07:45 pm

Milwaukee, WI (February 5, 2021) The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office has taken into custody two subjects wanted in connection with the brutal assault and homicide that took place in Washington Park on September 16, 2020. Ee Lee, the 36-year-old victim, was discovered unresponsive in the park with severe injuries. She was taken to the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center for treatment and succumbed to her injuries on September 19. The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office’s Criminal Investigation Division developed leads on two persons of interest in the death of Ms. Lee.

On Friday, February 5, Milwaukee County sheriff’s detectives took the two individuals into custody. The individuals are a 17-year-old male and a 15-year-old male, both from Milwaukee. They both are being held in custody pending a review by the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office.

Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas issued the following statement regarding this investigation, “The Sheriff’s Office worked tirelessly to bring to justice the persons responsible for this senseless tragedy. We trust this will begin the healing process and bring some closure to the family of Ms. Lee.”

This investigation remains active.

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