Justin Bentrup Death | Passed Away | Obituary
Justin Bentrup Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Justin Bentrup.
Friday Morning Local News…
West Bend Police have released the name of the man whose body was found in the Milwaukee River Tuesday near Regner Park. 40-year-old Justin Bentrup’s death remains under investigation, but police do not suspect foul play. Bentrup was from Colgate. A caller reported finding the body floating in the water near the 900 block of North Main Street at just after 8:45 Tuesday morning.
A basketball game Wednesday afternoon at Germantown High School ended with a coach punching a 15-year-old girl who was playing for the opposing team. Things reportedly started going south when the girl’s brother was ejected from the building for heckling referees. Other people were also injured in the brawl. So far no one has been arrested.
Tonight’s Kewaskum High School Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremony with be streamed live on the District’s Facebook page. The ceremony starts at 7:00 tonight outdoors at the Doc Mitchell Athletic Complex. Seating is limited.
This weekend would have been the Museum of Wisconsin Art’s Chalk Fest event. But, like so many other things, that’s not happening in 2020. Instead, lots of folks are going to Chalk the State.
Michelle Spettel with the Volunteer Center of Washington County says the kids from Camp Super Hero are going to be chalking driveways, sidewalks and other spots between now and Sunday. You’re invited to create your own chalk art and post it on social media.
Free chalk is available at The Hub in West Bend, just down the street from the Museum.
The preliminary hearing for the Shorewood lawyer accused of a hate crime for spitting on a black high school student during a protest is scheduled for this morning in Milwaukee County Court. Video shows Stephanie Rapkin spitting on Eric Lucas June 6 after protesters asked her to move her car, which was blocking their march. At her last court appearance, Rapkin said she wants to meet with Lucas and apologize despite a no contact order with the victim. Rapkin is also facing a felony battery charge for kneeing an officer in the groin during her arrest after a second incident that same day.
We are still working on getting more details about the death, as family statement on the death is yet to be released.