APPLETON — An Outagamie County Court Commissioner today ordered a $1 million bond for each of the two people charged in connection with the homicide a week ago of a Kaukauna man.

Dontae Payne, 26, and Tanya Stammer, 29, each face one count of first-degree intentional homicide, party to a crime and one count of armed robbery, party to a crime.

Brian Porsche, 37, was found dead March 31 at his home in the 100 block of W. Division Street. He had been shot once in the head, according to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Media outlets report that according to a criminal complaint, a third person drove the pair to a gas station near the home the night of the murder where a security camera shows a woman identified as Stammer get out of the vehicle and is let into the home. Payne follows about a minute later.

Less than a half hour later, Payne and Stammer leave the home and walk back to their vehicle. The driver of the vehicle later told investigators that Payne had a gun in his hand when he walked back to the vehicle, while Stammer had $500 in cash, along with some change and a set of keys, according to the complaint.

Payne provided several conflicting stories to investigators about what led up to the shooting, according to the complaint.

Stammer has a preliminary hearing scheduled for 3 p.m. April 14, 2021. Payne’s next court date is not currently listed in online court records.

By Dan Plutchak

Dan Plutchak, born and raised in Kaukauna, is cofounder of Kaukauna Community News.