Man from Franklin arrested in homicide, missing persons and arson case involving human remains

Franklin Police say that a man who is 43 years old has been arrested in a homicide, missing persons and arson case which led to a large police presence in East Troy on Thursday.

Police say the suspect, who is from Franklin and owns a business, was arrested after the disappearance of two people.

Officers followed evidence to a farm which the suspect allegedly used for hunting on County Road J in East Troy.

While on scene Thursday, investigators discovered a burn pit there which had human remains.

Police say there is no danger to the public.

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