Wednesday, Todd Smith, husband of deceased Katrina Smith, made a court appearance after his arraignment. A motion for release of personal property was filed. Also, a date of January 22nd was set for his next status hearing.
Smith allegedly beat his wife, Katrina, with a baseball bat, threw her into the trunk of a car and dumped her into the river.
After a massive search that included dozens of police and community members, Katrina's body was found on November 9th by an off-duty firefighter who was fishing in the Rock River near Byron.
Todd Smith was arrested on November 20th.