Arrest Made in 1985 Cold Case Murder of Yvonne Menke in Wisconsin

Yvonne Menke

Arizona authorities have apprehended Mary Josephine Bailey in connection with the 1985 cold case murder of Yvonne Menke in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office announced Bailey’s arrest at her Maricopa County residence on Monday. Menke, aged 45, was fatally shot in the head and neck on December 12, 1985, while seated in her car, preparing to leave for work. Following the shooting, a suspect was reportedly seen fleeing from the vicinity of Menke’s home. The Polk County Attorney’s Office has formally charged Bailey, who is now awaiting extradition from Arizona to Wisconsin. The Sheriff’s Office emphasized that the investigation remains active and urged anyone with information to contact them at 715-485-8300.

Author: CrimeDoor

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