- Associated Press - Thursday, June 12, 2014

WATERTOWN, Wis. (AP) - Bail is set at $1 million in Jefferson County for the man charged with killing the mother of his child.

Thirty-two-year-old Michael Henderson of Waterloo appeared in court Wednesday through a video feed from the Jefferson County Jail. He’s charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the death of 28-year-old Heather Stewart.

A criminal complaint says the two exchanged text messages the night before Stewart’s body was found in her car in a parking lot in Watertown. She had been shot in the head. The complaint says Henderson’s baseball cap was found near the body. WKOW-TV (http://bit.ly/1kmSwOi ) reports Henderson and Stewart had a young daughter.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled June 25.

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Information from: WKOW-TV, http://www.wkow.com

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