Wisconsin Man Arrested For Double Homicide After Finding His Girlfriend In Bed With Another Woman

According to Fox 11 News, a 48-year-old man was arrested after fatally stabbing two women in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

On January 29th, at around 11 A.M., the Green Bay Police Department responded to a call at a duplex, where the bodies two women were found. 58-year-old Rhonda Cegelski and 53-year-old Paula O’Connor were discovered after they were repeatedly stabbed to death.

Approximately 10 hours later, Richard Wendell Sotka was arrested in connection with their deaths. Already out on bond from a stalking and violating a restraining order, Sotka removed his court-ordered GPS ankle monitor before fleeing to Arkansas. Police were still able to track his location through the OnStar system inside his truck.

After his arrest, Sotka immediately confessed to the killings. He claimed that he walked in on his girlfriend, Cegelski, having sex with another woman, and felt “humiliated.” According to police records, Sotka claims he has no recollection of how the attack occurred, but admits that he is “guilty of killing these girls.”

Sotka will be extradited to Wisconsin, where he faces charges of first degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon, domestic abuse, and felony bail jumping. He was scheduled to appear in a hearing last week, but courts have been closed due to severe weather.

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