Beck Murder Suspect Arraigned

The 61-year-old Kenosha man suspected
of murdering 18-year-old Berit Beck 25 years ago was arraigned in Fond du Lac
County Court Friday. Dennis Brantner pled not guilty to a 1st degree murder
charge. Beck stopped in Fond du Lac in July of 1990 on her way to a training
session for work. Her van was found in the former Kmart parking lot two days
later. About six weeks later her body was found in a ditch outside of Waupun.
Brantner’s fingerprints were found in the van. He’s being held in the Fond du
Lac County Jail on a $1 million cash bond.