Charge: Cottage Grove guy killed wife in the evening online murder plot

Bail ended up being set at $1 million Wednesday for a Cottage Grove guy whom authorities associated with a complex dark web plot to cover their wife’s murder before he fundamentally poisoned and shot her himself and staged her death as being committing committing suicide.

Stephen Carl Allwine, 43, had been faced with second-degree murder that is intentional the Nov. 13, 2016, loss of their spouse, Amy Louise Allwine, 43, at their 110th Street house. He showed up Wednesday for a quick appearance that is first Washington County District Court. He could be being held in Washington County prison.

District Court Judge Susan Miles set Allwine’s bail at $1 million without conditions or $500,000 with conditions, including which he wear a GPS monitoring unit if he posts bail, stay in Minnesota while having just supervised experience of the Allwines’ 9-year-old son.

Allwine’s lawyer, Kevin DeVore, desired a lowered bail which he stated his client could manage. Working together with Allwine could be more difficult if he could be in jail, DeVore stated.

“This is really a complicated instance,” he told Miles.

Fred Fink, unlawful unit chief when it comes to Washington County Attorney’s workplace, had required a $2 million bail because he said circumstances recommend Allwine is just a journey risk. Fink stated Allwine gets the funds to recently flee and liquidated silver coins for cash. Weiterlesen