Suspect Awaiting Charges In Fatal Home Invasion

BLUE EARTH, Minn. (AP) — Investigators say they aren’t looking for any other suspects in a fatal attack at a home in Blue Earth.

The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says a lone suspect is in the Faribault County Jail. He’s awaiting charges in the home invasion early Monday morning. Authorities say a masked intruder used a blunt object to bludgeon a man, a woman and the woman’s two teenage daughters. The 37-year-old man died. Thirty-eight-year-old Candice Marie Freeman of Ceylon, her 19-year-old daughter, Brittany Kay Devary and Freeman’s 15-year-old daughter were injured and airlifted to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. The hospital declined to provide any information on the three.

The man’s body was taken to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office where an autopsy was expected to be done Tuesday.

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