WWIS Header
Log in
updated 4:49 AM UTC, Sep 23, 2018

Black River Falls Defendant Takes Plea Bargain On Day Trial Was To Start

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

A Black River Falls man will be sentenced on his guilty plea to a charge of homicide by drunk driving in June. 

Thomas Jahnke's trial was supposed to start in Jackson County Circuit Court Monday, but he stopped the trial by taking a plea bargain.  Investigators say Jahnke was drunk when he ran a stop sign at a high rate of speed in August 2012 and slammed into a second car.  The driver was injured and 24-year-old Kayla Koneman of Lyndon Station was pronounced dead at the scene.

43°F

Black River Falls

Clear

Humidity: 95%

Wind: 11 mph

  • 23 Sep 2018 69°F 42°F
  • 24 Sep 2018 71°F 47°F