Man found guilty in fatal Baraboo stabbing

Man found guilty in fatal Baraboo stabbing
Jae Robinson, Matthew Harvey, Amanda Rotar, Christopher Nash

One of the four suspects charged in connection with a stabbing that left one dead and another injured in Baraboo in 2015 was found guilty Wednesday.

Jae M. Robinson, 28, Matthew T. Harvey, 31, Amanda N. Rotar, 23, and Christopher L. Nash, 37, all of Baraboo, were charged with first-degree intentional homicide and substantial battery with intent of bodily harm.

Robinson was found guilty by a jury of on both charges.

Baraboo police were sent to the intersection of Walnut and Lynn streets around 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 4, 2015, for reports of a person who had been stabbed and another who had been hit numerous times.

Officers found 36-year-old Anthony Inman, of North Freedom, lying in the road with several stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Another man, Anthony J. Peterson, 32, of Mauston, was transported to a hospital and later taken by Med Flight to UW Hospital.

Investigators said the incident stemmed from a bar fight.
Nash is scheduled to go to trial in April. Harvey is scheduled to go to trial in July. Rotar’s case is still open, but no court hearings are scheduled.

Robinson will be back in court for sentencing on May 1.

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