-- MICHELLE --
I'M MICHELLE LI.
ERIC IS OFF TONIGHT.
ANDREW STEELE SAT STOIC IN A ROCK COUNTY JAIL AS DANE
COUNTY PROSECUTORS DETAILED THE CRIME.
NEWS THREE'S JESSICA ARP WAS THERE.
AND HAS THE LATEST THE ALLEGATIONS.
PLUS WHAT'S NEXT.
-- JESSICA --
A COURT COMMISSIONER SET BAIL FOR STEELE TODAY AT
ONE MILLION DOLLARS...
BUT NOT BEFORE PROSECUTORS LAID OUT AT LEAST PART
OF THEIR CASE.
NAT STEELE ENTERING ROOM
TECHNOLOGY CONNECTED TWO COUNTIES.
do you understand the appearance is being conducted
by means of video
TO FORMALLY CHARGE FORMER DANE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTY
ANDY STEELE WITH TWO COUNTS OF FIRST DEGREE INTENTIONAL
the charges here are these most serious crimes known
to the law :20 they involve the violent deaths of
two indviduals, the course of events leading to their
deaths were, we submit, planned :30
IN COURT DOCUMENTS.
POLICE SAY THEY FOUND STEELE'S FITCHBURG HOME FILLED
TACTICAL TEAMS FOUND ASHLEE STEELE IN BED WITH A ZIP
STRAP AROUND HER NECK, A SLEEP MASK ON AND A GUNSHOT
WOUND TO THE HEAD.
POLICE CLAIM TO HAVE FOUND ANDY STEELE LYING IN THE
LAUNDRY ROOM OF THE HOME WITH A CHARCOAL GRILL BURNING...
A NINE MILLIMETER HANDGUN NEXT TO HIM.
i can represent that collaterals as well as my client
report that there is no apparent motive, no reported
history of domestic violence :04 and that the parties
were up until thse events happily married and working
as a team :10
ONLY NEWS THREE SPOKE TO STEELE'S ATTORNEY...
WHO SAYS SHE DOESN'T THINK RECENT PUBLICITY ABOUT
HIS A-L-S DIAGNOSIS WAS A FACTOR.
the defense is working diligently to investigate number
one if these allegations are accurate and number two
if there is a medical or psychological cause for them
WHILE A SOURCE CLOSE TO THE INVESTIGATION TELLS NEWS
THREE STEELE DID DO AN INTERVIEW WITH INVESTIGATORS...
NO DETAILS WERE INCLUDED IN THE CRIMINAL COMPLAINT.
the criminal complaint contains what evidence is necessary
to support the charges as we have issued here :23
and tahts as much as i'm prepared to say at that point
-- JESSICA --
THE COURT COMMISSIONER SET HIGH BAIL TODAY BECAUSE
OF THE NATURE OF THE CASE...
AND ALSO BECAUSE PROSECUTORS CLAIMED STEELE HAD ACCESS
TO FAMILY MONEY AS WELL AS CASH RAISED THROUGH A-L-S
STEELE'S ATTORNEY SAID THAT MONEY WAS TO BE DONATED
TO ANOTHER A-L-S CHARITY.
WE'VE ALSO LEARNED THE FITCHBURG COMMUNITY IS PLANNING
A VIGIL IN HONOR OF THE VICTIMS ON SUNDAY NIGHT AT
WE'LL HAVE MORE DETAILS ON CHANNEL 3000 DOT COM