Police Charge Suspect in Death of Spooner Man

posted Oct 21, 2019, 5:26 AM by News Room
Friday, October 18, 2019 - A homeless man has been charged in the death of a Spooner man last July.  31-year old Joseph J. Rogers has been charged with the death of 52-year-old Troy Sweep. Investigators believe Rogers murdered Sweep whose body was found on the morning of July 16th at his trailer home on Norway Drive.  Spooner Police ruled the death a homicide shortly after discovering Sweeps' body.  Assisting in the investigation are the Washburn County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation, and the Wisconsin Department of Justice Crime Lab.