— A judge in Wisconsin has ordered a mental exam for an Illinois
man accused of killing his estranged wife with a hatchet-type
Cristian Loga-Negru, of Arlington Heights, Illinois, has been
charged with first-degree intentional homicide and other crimes in
the death of his 36-year-old wife.
Police say the
woman was severely beaten Wednesday night after trying to hide at
a friend's home in Mount Pleasant in southern Wisconsin. The women
was later found bleeding in the parking lot of a Super 8 motel and
taken by helicopter to a Milwaukee hospital where she died.
Loga-Negru at the motel.