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Employee Allegedly Killed His Boss Then Concealed the Victim in a Hidden Room

Note: The story originally said he was shot four times. 

An employee has been charged with killing the owner of Jazz Café.

Jason Small has been charged with first degree intentional homicide and possession of a firearm for allegedly killing his boss.

Donald Lewis was found dead Saturday at 8:00 PM.

Investigators found him in a walled-off booth like room filled with crates and boxes in the basement.

He was hidden underneath the boxes. 

According to the Medical Examiner, Lewis had two gun shot wounds in the back and two gun shot wounds in the abdomen.

On Saturday, Milwaukee Police issued a critical missing alert for Jason Small and Donald Lewis.

They were last seen on Friday, October 7, around 11:00 AM at the Young Urban Jazz Café located at 2451 W. Fond Du Lac Avenue. 

According to the criminal complaint, a witness met the defendant at the Café after the shooting. Small allegedly told her Lewis and him argued about his pay.

Small was found on Saturday at a duplex.

Next door to the duplex the defendant was found in, there was a garbage bin with electronics from the café and numerous towels soaked in blood. In addition, in the garage can was paperwork bearing the victim’s name.

According to the criminal complaint, the gun has not been recovered.

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