Wisconsin teen accused of killing his grandparents, police say

GRAND CHUTE, Wis. - The two people found dead Sunday at a home in Wisconsin were the grandparents of the 17-year-old boy accused of killing them. Dennis L. Kraus, 74, and Letha G. Kraus, 73, were found by police responding to a welfare check at the home shortly after 11:30 a.m., the Grand Chute Police Department said Monday afternoon. Alexander M. Kraus, 17, was arrested at the scene.

The two victims were shot to death with a long gun at the home in Grand Chute where Alexander Kraus was arrested, Travis Waas, a spokesman for the Grand Chute Police Department, told USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin.