WHO Involved: Lori M. Miller, 43, of Muscoda, WI
Benjamin C. Brewer, 33, of Muscoda, WI
Other Agencies Involved: Richland County Sheriff’s Department, Viola Police Department, Vernon County Sheriff’s Department, LaFarge EMS, Richland County Coroners Office and the Wisconsin Department of Justice State Crime Lab
WHERE Incident Happened: Forest Township
What happened: On 07/31/2021 at approximately 9:10pm Richland County dispatch received a 911 call regarding a male party who had been shot and needed an ambulance. Deputies and EMS were dispatched to the call, but the male party, identified as Benjamin C. Brewer of Muscoda, died before help could arrive. Benjamin was shot during a physical altercation with girlfriend Lori M. Miller of Muscoda. Lori was transported by EMS for minor injuries and later booked into the Richland County Jail. This case is still under investigation.
Arrest or Charges: 940.06(1) Second Degree Reckless Homicide