Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Bishop facing homicide charges says he was late for a sermon

Email

A Lutheran bishop told police he was rushing to a Sun Prairie church for a sermon April 7 when his SUV struck and killed distance runner Maureen Mengelt.

A criminal complaint against the Reverend Bruce Burnside, 59, Madison, quoted him as saying he did not have any alcohol or drugs. But police said his blood alcohol level was .128, which is over the state's .08 limit for intoxication.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement