Wisconsin: IED Inadvertently Detonates During Assembly, 1 Killed

TRIPwire, 4 August 2022

On 1 August 2022, at approximately 1925 hours local time, the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) responded to a residence in Crescent after an IED, described as a homemade pyrotechnic, unintentionally detonated in the garage starting a fire and killing a 34-year-old male resident. The OCSO determined that the man had been assembling the IED at the time of the incident and that none of the materials he possessed were illegal. The Marathon County Bomb Squad responded to the scene to assist in the ongoing investigation.