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13 Wisconsin sex offenders on GPS monitoring are currently missing, authorities say

Posted at 2:08 PM, Aug 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-09 20:25:03-04

More than a dozen Wisconsin sex offenders who are legally required to be tracked by GPS monitoring are currently unable to be located, state authorities told TODAY'S TMJ4 Friday.

Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections released the information in response to an inquiry about 31-year-old Brandon King, one of those 13, who authorities say intentionally removed his GPS monitor hours after being released from a Washington County prison. King was serving time for incest and forcing a child to watch sexual material.

The Wisconsin Department of Corrections currently supervises 965 convicted offenders that are tracked by a GPS monitoring system statewide.

The 13 registered sex offenders who are supposed to be continuously monitored for life have either tampered with or removed their GPS devices and cannot be located as of Friday, a department spokesperson said.

Those offenders currently have active warrants for their arrest.

For information on registered sex offenders in Wisconsin, click here.

This is a developing story. Check back often for more information.