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UPDATE: Vogelsberg's wife to stand trial in murder case

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MADISON (WKOW) -- The wife of suspected murderer Jeffrey Vogelsberg will go to trial.

Shannon Remus was in a Dane County courtroom this morning where she waived her preliminary hearing. 

The court entered a not guilty plea for her and bound her over for trial.

Remus was arrested earlier this month at her military base in Tacoma, Washington.  The 26-year-old military police officer is accused of helping hide the body of Matthew Graville.  Authorities say Vogelsberg killed Graville, his half-brother, after months of torture.

Robert McCumber, also charged in the case, stated in the criminal complaint Remus helped plan what to do with Graville's body.  She had been taken to the burial site after completing a crime scene investigation course.

Jail calls between Vogelsberg and Remus were monitored after he was taken into custody.  In the calls, the couple discussed what they would tell police.

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MADISON (WKOW) -- The wife of suspected murderer Jeffrey Vogelsberg was in Dane County Court for the first time Friday. Bail was set at $100,000.

Shannon Remus was arrested at her military base in Tacoma, Washington Wednesday. The 26-year-old military police officer is accused of helping hide Matthew Graville's body. Dane County officials say Vogelsberg killed Graville, his half-brother, after months of torture.

Prosecutor Robert Kaiser argued Remus' bail match another defendant in the case. "The bail that was set for Mr. McCumber, who was charged with the same crime, was set at $100,000," Kaiser said.

In a criminal complaint, McCumber told investigators Remus helped plan what to do with the body and was taken to the burial site after completing a crime scene investigation course. Dane County Sheriff's officials also monitored jail called between the couple after Vogelsberg was taken into custody. The criminal complaint states the couple discussed what they needed to tell police.

"That goes to her honesty and reliability and whether or not she's going to show up for court," Kaiser said.

While the defense argued Remus has no criminal record, Court Commissioner Jason Hanson set bail at $100,000. He cited the seriousness of the crime, the allegations of deceit and a lack in ties to the community in his decision.

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