UPDATED Wednesday, June 11, 2014 --- .

Bail has been set at $1 million for a man charged in the death of Heather Stewart.

Stewart's ex-boyfriend Michael Henderson is now charged with first degree intentional homicide in the case.

Stewart was found dead in a vehicle on May 30th. She died from a gunshot wound.

Henderson is expected back in court later this month.


WATERTOWN, Wis. (AP) _ Watertown police say they've made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old woman.

Authorities say a 32-year-old Waterloo man is being held in the Jefferson County Jail. He's a suspect in the death of Heather Stewart of Clyman. Her body was found in a vehicle in the parking lot of a former grocery store in Watertown May 30. Stewart was last seen in Clyman on May 28. Police say she died of a gunshot wound.

Chief Tim Roets said in a statement Wednesday that the homicide investigation remains ``very active'' and that detectives continue to gather information.



WATERTOWN, Wis. (AP) _ Police say the woman found dead in a parking lot in Watertown was a homicide victim.

Authorities say the body of 28-year-old Heather Stewart was found in her vehicle Friday in the parking lot of a former grocery store. No one is in custody and police won't say how Stewart died. She was last seen on May 28 in Clyman.

WKOW-TV reports Watertown Police Chief Tim Roets says the homicide was not a random act and that the general public is not at risk.


UPDATED Friday, May 30, 2014 --- 12:58 p.m.

Watertown Police confirm that a death investigation is underway at 607 S. Church St., but they have not identified the victim and have not linked it to the search for a missing woman at this time.

Police were called to a parking lot at that address around 9:03 a.m.. An unresponsive person was found inside of a vehicle. Effects to revive that person were not successful.

Authorities have been searching for Heather Stewart. Again, police have not named the victim in the death investigation described above.

A friend of Stewart's tells NBC15 News that Heather called into work Wednesday night to say she would be a few minutes late. She never showed up.

The friend said the vehicle found in the 607 S. Church St. lot is Heather's car. Again, authorities have not confirmed this.


POSTED: Friday, May 30, 2014 --- 11:45 a.m.

Authorities in Dodge County are investigating into the disappearance of Heather Stewart. Dodge County dispatch says the Watertown Police Department is in charge of the investigation.

NBC 15 has taken calls from people who claim to be family and friends of Heather Stewart. They say they warned authorities last night that she may be with a dangerous person.

So far neither the Dodge County Sheriff's Office nor the Watertown Police Department is releasing any details.

NBC 15 crews on the scene say there is a command center near the Shopko in Watertown.