JANESVILLE, WI (WTAQ) - A $100,000 bond was set Wednesday for a southern Wisconsin man accused of burning a missing woman in fire pit in his yard.
29-year-old Nathan Middleton of rural Evansville was charged in Rock County with hiding and mutilating a corpse.
Authorities said Middleton advertised on Craigslist for sex, and 18-year-old Aprina Paul of Fitchburg answered the ad. The two met -- and Middleton claimed he found the woman dead in his bed on October 28th after they took drugs and had sex the previous night.
Middleton stayed in his jail cell while appearing in court through a video hookup.
Middleton had been held since November 1st for violating a previous probation. A preliminary hearing was set for December 18th.