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A man being detained and questioned in a fatal bar shooting of two newlyweds “had no involvement” in their deaths, his lawyer said.

Thomas Routt Jr. was handcuffed on Monday in connection with the homicides of Emerson and Gina Weingart, who were killed in a popular local watering hole called Sports Page Barr in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, on Feb. 1.

Prosecutors had not filed any charges against Routt, his lawyer, Russell Jones said, but they’re treating him as a “suspect” in the Weingarts’ murders, despite law enforcement’s official statement calling him a “person of interest.”

Jones visited his client Wednesday morning in Walmorth County jail and told Fox News Digital afterward that police are using a legal loophole to hold Routt Jr. for more than 72 hours.

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