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Chaos Erupts As Cop-Killer Suspect Lunges At Victim's Family After Bail Is Set

A Jefferson County (Wisconsin) courtroom erupted into chaos on Monday afternoon after the suspect in a double killing in Jefferson this weekend lunged toward the audience and had to be restrained by several officers.

The outburst happened just moments after a judge ordered Andrew Wirth's bail set at $1 million. He let loose a stream of obscenities and appeared to try and throw himself over the courtroom bar toward those in the audience section. Wirth was tackled by a group of officers and authorities used a Taser on him to bring him under control and hustled him off to another room.

Wirth is charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide in the deaths of Gregg Peters and his girlfriend Jennifer Luick, a Town of Oconomowoc police officer and single mother.

Luick's family was seated in the front row of the courtroom on Monday clutching the woman's pictures and wipin



Added: Dec-10-2009 Occurred On: Dec-4-2009
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Tags: andrew wirth, restrained, court, courtroom, bail, outburst, attack, murder, double homicide, jefferson county, wisconsin, ghastlyghost, 2009
Location: Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States (load item map)
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