Trial Set In Berit Beck Murder Case

Twenty-three days have been set aside for the jury trial of the 62-year-old Kenosha man suspected of killing 18-year-old Berit Beck in Fond du Lac County in 1990. The trial for Dennis Brantner is scheduled to start next June 6th and if necessary run through July 7th. Beck’s van was found in a parking lot in Fond du Lac in July of 1990. She was on her way to training for her job. Her body was found in a ditch outside of Waupun six weeks later. 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.