Clayton Courtney receives $500,000 bond for homicide charge

Twenty-eight-year-old Janesville resident Clayton Courtney, charged with first-degree intentional homicide for the killing of 21-year-old Britney Cross, was set a $500,000 bond by Court Commissioner Steve Meyer at Courtney’s initial court appearance on June 20, the GazetteXtra reported.

According to a criminal complaint filed on the same day of Courtney’s court appearance, a witness said he saw Courtney and Cross arguing at Traxler Park the afternoon Cross’ body was discovered near the bridge. Not long after, the man said he saw Courtney walking on Main Street, and he allegedly seemed paranoid.

Assistant District Attorney Richard Sullivan believes that the murder case against Courtney is extremely solid.

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