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DNA Helps Crack 1998 Mpls. Double Murder Case

When 18-year-old Carrie Richter and 20-year-old Dustin Baity didn’t show up for a gathering on Christmas Day 1998, their families grew suspicious. The couple was later found strangled and stabbed in the northeast Minneapolis apartment they shared. “Homicides are never over and DNA is the great tool of investigators and prosecutors,” said Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman.

07/09/2014

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Man In Cold Spring Arrested For 2009 Chicago Murder

A man living in the area of Cold Spring, Minn. has been arrested in connection with a cold case murder that happened in Chicago in 2009. According to Chicago Police, 47-year-old Rene Valentine-Matos is suspected in the death of Jahmeshia Conner.

05/08/2014

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Kansas Man Pleads Guilty To 1980 Stabbing Death

A cold case revived by Minneapolis police with newly discovered DNA evidence has resulted in a guilty plea to a 1980 murder. Robert Skogstad has entered the plea in the fatal stabbing of 22-year-old Mary Steinhardt at a Minneapolis apartment building where he was a caretaker.

11/21/2013

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BCA Project Identifies Victim In 20-Year-Old Cold Case

For the first time, the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension’s lab matched unidentified remains to reopen a cold case. And the family of Pearline Walton finally has some answers to the questions they’ve been asking since she went missing from Minneapolis 20 years ago.

11/07/2013

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New DNA Technology Closes 17-Year-Old Cold Case

New science and a lot of hard work helped the Hennepin County Attorney’s office close a 17-year-old cold case. In 1996, an 82-year-old woman was raped near her north Minneapolis home on the 3300 block of Aldridge Avenue North; a crime that was hard for investigators to forget.

08/14/2013

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Cloquet Man Sentenced For Cold Case Murder

A Cloquet man pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree murder, witness tampering and aiding and abetting arson in connection to a cold case from 2000. According to the St. Louis County Attorney’s office, Joseph John Couture Jr. admitted to murdering Trina Louise Langenbrunner on Sept. 3, 2000. Langenbrunner, who was 33 at the time, was found stabbed and beaten to death near a gravel pit in St. Louis County. Her murder was a cold case until last year.

07/26/2013

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Minneapolis Police Reopen Anne Dunlap Murder Case

A new tip has led police to reopen one of the Twin Cities’ most notorious unsolved murder cases: Anne Barber Dunlap, who was a successful young executive at Pillsbury found murdered in the trunk of her car at a Kmart parking lot in 1996.

05/16/2013

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10 Years After Hit-And-Run, Maple Grove Man Wants Answers

It’s been 10 years of no answers. And as the anniversary of his wife’s death approaches, Jim Nelson is asking the public to help.

02/15/2013

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Mpls. Police Need Public’s Help To Solve Cold Case

Minneapolis Police and Crime Stoppers have teamed up to find a woman who’s been missing for 22 years.

12/21/2012

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Police Name Arrested Suspect In 1980 Stabbing

Minneapolis Police say they’ve made an arrest in a stabbing death that took place in the city more than 30 years ago.

09/12/2012

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Authorities Hope DNA Evidence Will Crack 1987 Case

The Anoka County sheriff’s department is hoping new DNA evidence will help crack a cold case that’s nearly 25 years old.

07/24/2012

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DNA Evidence Might Help Solve Anoka Cold Case

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Department is hoping new DNA evidence will help them crack a cold case from the 1980s.

07/23/2012

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Anoka County Sheriff To Discuss 1987 Cold Case Murder

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office will hold a press conference Monday to discuss developments in a cold case murder from 1987.

07/23/2012

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Charges Filed In 1998 Shooting By Richfield Restaurant

Charges have been filed in a cold case murder that left one person dead and another wounded in Richfield 14 years ago.

07/19/2012

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Cold Case Minnesota

A Duluth teenager disappeared on her way to the bowling alley 31 years ago.

06/06/2012

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