‘Mutilated’ Body of Missing Kirsta Halderson Found

Investigators in Wisconsin have located the body of a missing woman who went missing with her husband last month, weeks after her husband was found dead.

As CrimeOnline previously reported, Krista and Bart Halderson vanished from their Dane County, Wisconsin, home ahead of the July 4th holiday weekend. Their young adult son, Chandler Halderson, first reported him missing and claimed to police that his parents had gone to a cabin in a neighboring county with another couple. Investigators doubted Chandler’s story, and he has since been charged with the murder of his father, whose body was found earlier this month in Cottage Grove.

WMTV now reports that human remains found on July 14 in the Town of Roxbury have been confirmed as missing Krista Halderson. According to that report, authorities have recommended another charge of first-degree murder as well as hiding and mutilating a corpse. It is not clear if Krista Halderson’s body was found intact. Her husband had reportedly been dismembered after he was fatally shot.

Krista Halderson’s cause of death is not yet known.

Authorities have not yet commented on a possible motive for the apparent double murder.

CrimeOnline will provide further charges when more information is available.

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