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Lepsch homicide trial starts Tuesday


LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW) - On a Saturday afternoon in mid-September 2012, the bodies of Paul and AJ Petras were found inside of May's Photo in downtown La Crosse. 

Paul owned the store.  His son AJ worked there. Both men were gunshot victims.  

Nearly one month later, Jeffrey Lepsch of Dakota, Minnesota was taken into custody and charged with the double homicide.

Jury selection in his trial begins Tuesday.  The trial itself is expected to last into the following week.

Watch News 19's Kristen Barbaresi as she recaps the case to this point in the video player above.

On Monday night's 10 pm Report, Kristen will preview some of the arguments we could hear from attorneys on both sides.

News 19 will also live stream the trial from opening arguments to the final verdict here on our website.

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