Matthew Neumann, accused in death of 2 employees, faces trial in September

Matthew Neumann

FRANKLIN — A Milwaukee County judge on Wednesday, June 12 set a trial date for Matthew Neumann, 44, the Franklin man accused in the deaths of two of his Spot Free Cleaning employees. Neumann’s trial was scheduled to begin on Monday, Sept. 9. A final pre-trial hearing was set for Aug. 13.

Neumann pleaded not guilty to amended charges in the case May 13. Those include:

  • First degree reckless homicide, use of a dangerous weapon, as party to a crime
  • Hiding a corpse, as party to a crime
  • First degree reckless homicide, as party to a crime
  • Hiding a corpse, as party to a crime

Neumann is accused in the deaths of the employees after human remains were found in a burn pit in East Troy. Officials testified in May that the two workers, Richard Conklin and Robert Hajduk, went missing in early January.

Matthew Neumann

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