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A Mauston man, 30-year old Cody Treul, accused of killing a Mauston woman made his initial court appearance Wednesday morning, June 19, 2013.  Treul was in custody.  His Milwaukee attorney appeared via telephone.  The court set Treul’s preliminary hearing for Monday, July 8th, 2013 at 1:30pm.  Truel is charged in the shooting death of 29-year old Gail Howland of Mauston and attempted homicide of 23-year old Ebony Lasher of Mauston early Friday morning, May 31st, 2013. Treul remains in the Juneau County Jail on a $2-million cash bond.