Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Announces Bayfield Man Sentenced to 70 Years on Two Counts of Homicide

Dec 2 2014
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Announces Bayfield Man Sentenced to 70 Years on Two Counts of Homicide

 

MADISON — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has announced that James (Jim) Edbert Crain, Jr. of Iron River, Wisconsin, was sentenced today in Bayfield County Circuit Court to a total of 70 years after entering pleas of guilty back in September 2014 to charges of two counts of second-degree intentional homicide.  According to the Criminal Complaint, Crain caused the death of his parents, Eunice Crain and James Crain, Sr. on or about December 7, 2013.

 

Bayfield County Circuit Judge John P. Anderson today sentenced Crain to 25 years initial confinement and ten years extended supervision on each count to run consecutive.

 

The case was investigated by the Bayfield County Sheriff’s Department.  Assistant Attorney General Roy Korte is prosecuting the case for the State of Wisconsin. Victim services are being handled by the Bayfield County District Attorney’s Office.

 

A copy of the Criminal Complaint is available here.