Illinois prosecutor shot and killed in Beaver Dam home

Posted at 11:55 AM, Mar 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-25 12:57:15-04

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois prosecutor was shot and killed over the weekend in Wisconsin in what authorities allege was a case of domestic violence.

Police say 30-year-old Stacia Hollinshead, of Sycamore, Illinois,was killed at a home in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, on Saturday night. A Beaver Dam man was arrested at the home, and charges were pending.

Hollinshead was an assistant state's attorney in DeKalb County, west of Chicago. County State's Attorney Rick Amato issued a statement expressing condolences to Hollinshead's family.

Hollinshead was a U.S. Army intelligence analyst for 11 years. She graduated from the Northern Illinois University law school in May 2018 and began working for DeKalb County last November.