Murder Suspect Posts $1M Bond, Now Living In Aberdeen

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A man accused of killing his fiancee has posted a $1 million bond and is now living in Aberdeen.

47-year-old Joseph Schmitz posted bond in Lake County on July 6. Brown County Sheriff’s Office says police are aware that he’s living in Aberdeen and that his location is being monitored.

Schmitz is accused in the April 2016 death of Corina Booth, who police say was shot three times at a home on Lake Madison.

Schmitz has pleaded not guilty to alternate counts of felony first-degree or second-degree murder. He is scheduled to stand trial October 5th.

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