56-year-old Douglas Uhde murdered Juneau County Circuit Judge John Roemer on June 3, 2022 in New Lisbon, Wisconsin.
Douglas broke into the judge's home around 7 a.m. Douglas shot Judge Roemer dead. Douglas then went to the basement of the home and shot himself in the head. Police received a shots fired call and responded to the home to find the judge dead and Douglas shot in the basement.
Police searched a vehicle belonging to Douglas, in it they found a hit list of other politicians that he wanted to kill. The hit list included Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
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Douglas was still alive when authorities arrived and was taken to the hospital where he died on June 7, 2022.
Judge Roemer sentenced Douglas to six years in prison in 2001 regarding a burglary case.