Hennepin County Medical Examiner
Eden Prairie police found a woman and a man dead Saturday in a shooting that prompted the evacuation of an apartment building for several hours. Investigators weren’t immediately able to say whether the deaths were a murder-suicide or double-homicide, police spokeswoman Katie Bengtson said. But authorities are not looking for suspects, she added. A resident of the Eden Place apartment complex called 911 about 7 a.m. Saturday to report shots being fired in another unit. The Eden Prairie SWAT team and officers from other nearby suburban departments responded and surrounded the building.
A Minneapolis woman’s death has been ruled a homicide by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office. The body of Nerissa Annette Shaw, 46, was found wrapped in a sheet along the 5000 block of Cedar Lake Road in St. Louis Park on Tuesday. Authorities say Shaw died from multiple blunt-force injuries. Police arrested 54-year-old Walter Thompson III, also of Minneapolis, on probable cause of second-degree homicide. Thompson and Shaw had a history of domestic issues, and he was currently on probation for violating an order of protection involving the victim.
Authorities have identified the man found dead in a Shorewood home last month, and the woman accused of killing him is facing murder charges. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office said the victim is identified as 58-year-old Eddie Frank Sole of Shorewood.
A Brooklyn Center man who was shot to death Thursday night in Minneapolis has been identified. According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner, 32-year-old Chukwumah Terrell Okolie was shot multiple times at 42nd Ave. N. and Fremont Avenue North, and was pronounced dead at 10:50 p.m. Minneapolis Police continue to investigate this homicide.
Authorities said Tuesday they’ve identified the woman who was shot in her car last Saturday morning and later died from her injuries. Police said that just after 2 a.m. last Saturday, two women were driving at the corner of Washington Avenue North and 26th Avenue North when shots were fired from a car that pulled up next to them.
Authorities said Thursday night a death investigation in Champlin involving a 4-month-old baby dating back to February has been ruled a homicide. Few details about the case have been made available, but the Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the victim as Madyson Lanae Johnson of Champlin.
Authorities said a 49-year-old California man was killed last Saturday after being hit by a car in Rogers. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the victim Friday as Kevin Vincent Plummer of Alta Loma, Calif.
A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to fatally beating a homeless man last June on the city’s north side.
The skeletal remains of a woman found near the Vermillion River in Hastings has been identified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner on Thursday.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has determined the reason an Eagan man died over New Years during in a drunken altercation.
The Eagan woman who died on Christmas Day in a head-on crash in Chippewa County has been identified as 62-year-old Janet Scoblic, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.
Authorities say a 27-year-old Robbinsdale woman was shot and killed in her home Friday morning, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.
On May 29, a passer-by found 58-year-old Richard Johnson under a bridge near Dunwoody Avenue in Minneapolis. He was on fire, and died two weeks later.
A 53-year-old man from Cedar died last Thursday after hitting a dog with his motorcycle back on Aug. 10, according to police.
A seventy-seven-year-old woman has been identified as the victim in a fatal motor vehicle crash Saturday evening. Beatrice Hazel Klinkner was gravely injured in a crash on Highway 15, south of Brownton, in McLeod County.
Authorities say a 27-year-old Minneapolis man was stabbed to death late Monday night on Cedar Avenue.
Authorities have released the official cause of death in the case of former Gophers linebacker Gary Tinsley.
A 59-year-old Howard Lake woman died Monday night after being involved in an accident in Medina that morning, authorities said Wednesday.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified the body of a teenager who was killed in an early Saturday morning Minneapolis shooting.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the body of the girl who drowned Friday while swimming with her sisters at a Brooklyn Center apartment complex pool.
A 30-year-old man has died from injuries sustained in an Aug. 14 shooting in Minneapolis, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.
Authorities have identified a motorcyclist who died in a three-vehicle crash Monday afternoon in Minneapolis.
Authorities have identified a man who died after crashing his motorcycle early Friday morning in Minneapolis.
Authorities have recovered a body that was spotted Tuesday morning in the Mississippi River near the 3rd Street bridge in Minneapolis.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man as 50-year-old Charles Chamblis. The medical examiner ruled his death as an accidental drowning.