Teen Homicide Case Will Stay in Adult Court

The case against 15-year-old Keller McQuay will remain in adult court after a three-hour hearing Monday in Racine County Circuit Court. Judge Eugene Gasiorkiewicz made his decision after listening to arguments from both sides, including testimony from a forensic clinical psychologist who said McQuay will get the treatment he needs in the juvenile system and […]

Racine Judge: McQuay Homicide Case Not An Accident

During his preliminary hearing Tuesday in front of Racine County Felony Court Judge Michael Piontek, Keller McQuay stared straight ahead most of the time. McQuay, 14, is charged as an adult with first degree reckless homicide, possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of a sawed off shotgun in the shooting death of […]

Teen Homicide Case Remains On Hold

The homicide case against 14-year-old Keller McQuay remains on hold after the Court of Appeals blocked a lower court’s decision about when prosecutors have to give defense attorneys evidence in the case. McQuay was charged Sept. 14 as an adult after allegedly shooting his girlfriend, Vista Jackson, also 14, with a sawed off shotgun. He […]

Boy Charged As An Adult After Shooting Girlfriend With Sawed Off Shotgun

Keller McQuay, a 14-year-old Racine boy accused of killing his 14-year-old girlfriend with a sawed off shotgun, rarely looked up Monday during his initial appearance in front Racine County Court Commissioner Alice Rudebusch. Vista Jackson, was shot and killed Thursday at McQuay’s residence in the 1000 block of Albert Street. McQuay’s court appearance Monday was the first time Jackson’s family had […]