Homicide

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St. Cloud Man Found Murdered In Mille Lacs County

Police are looking for help solving the murder of a St. Cloud man.

Jason Carl Stoltz, 39, died from a gunshot wound to the chest. His body was found around 7 p.m. on March 2 in a car parked in the Bug Hill area of Onamia, Minnesota.

03/05/2015

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Man, 21, Charged With Strangling Man, 64, To Death During Sex

A 21-year-old man is accused of strangling a 64-year-old to death in western Minnesota in 2013, according to recently filed charges.. The victim, Thomas Dickson, was found dead just before Christmas at his apartment in Montevideo. His death was immediately ruled “suspicious.”

02/26/2015

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Investigators Say The Death Of Wis. Prisoner Was Homicide

Sheriff’s officials say the death of a state prison inmate in Columbia County is a homicide. Authorities said Monday an autopsy shows 40-year-old Jerome Scott died by ligature strangulation at the Columbia Correctional Institution. Investigators say Scott’s cellmate is accused of killing him Feb. 12.

02/16/2015

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Maplewood Man Charged In Death Of 18-Month-Old Baby

A 35-year-old Maplewood man is accused of killing an 18-month-old baby girl Thursday morning, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office. At 11:03 a.m. on Thursday, Maplewood police responded to the report of a baby who was not breathing at a residence on the 2500 block of Barclay Street.

02/13/2015

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18-Month-Old Found Dead; Murder Suspect Arrested

An 18-month-old baby was found dead, possibly murdered, in a Maplewood home Thursday morning.

02/12/2015

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Moorhead Police: Vehicle In Question Not Linked To NDSU Death

The Moorhead Police Department says public assistance has helped determine that a vehicle — caught on camera near where a murdered NDSU student’s body was found – is not linked to the killing.

02/12/2015

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Victim ID’d In Brooklyn Center Homicide Investigation

A 47-year-old man killed inside a Brooklyn Center motel in late January has been identified. At about 4:45 p.m. on Jan. 31, the Brooklyn Center Police Department responded to the Super 8 Motel at 6445 James Circle N. on a report of a man unconscious in a room. When officers arrived, they located an adult male who was unresponsive.

02/09/2015

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Police: Suspect Arrested In Brooklyn Center Homicide

Authorities said a suspect is in custody in connection with the Jan. 31 death of a man after an assault at a Brooklyn Center motel.

02/02/2015

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Man Pleads Guilty To Stabbing Ex-Girlfriend To Death

A 49-year-old man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend. Kevin Scott Evans entered the plea Monday morning in Ramsey District Court for the Dec. 28, 2014 stabbing death of Miranda Rae Schunk in her St. Paul apartment.

02/02/2015

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Authorities Offer $5K Reward To Find Suspect In Roseville Homicide

Authorities said Monday they’re offering a $5,0000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a person responsible for a man’s death after an assault on Christmas Eve at a Roseville Park.

02/02/2015

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Minnesota Domestic Violence Fatalities Down In 2014

The number of people in Minnesota who were killed in acts of domestic violence last year is down compared to the year before. The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women says 23 people were killed due to domestic violence in the state in 2014, which compares to a total of 37 victims in 2013.

01/27/2015

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Family, Police Identify 13-Year-Old Boy Killed In Eagan

Family members and police have identified the 13-year-old boy whose death investigators have termed “suspicious.” Paramedics and police were called to a home on Silver Bell Circle just after 11 a.m. on Sunday.

01/26/2015

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Charges: Pine Springs Teen Shot & Killed Teacher With Rifle, Drove Off

A second-degree murder charge has been filed Monday against a teenager accused of killing a teacher. David Frigaard, 46, was shot to death around 3:30 a.m. Saturday. He was killed just blocks from the bar he owned, Dugout Bar, in Mahtomedi.

01/26/2015

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Communities Mourn Shooting Death Of Popular Teacher

The shooting death of a Twin Cities man is having an impact on several communities in the east Twin Cities metro. David Frigaard, 46, was a popular teacher and business owner.

01/25/2015

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Mpls. Police Seek Public’s Help In August Stabbing Death

Minneapolis police are hoping tips from the public will lead to the arrest of the person responsible in an August 2014 stabbing death. On Aug. 16, 2014, police were called to a report of a stabbing at about 2:20 a.m. Saturday on Franklin Avenue between 4th and 5th Avenues South.

01/23/2015

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Hoffman Pleads Guilty In Arden Hills Gas Station Murder

The man accused of killing his former boyfriend and business partner in an Arden Hills gas station parking lot last summer has pleaded guilty Friday afternoon. Lyle “Ty” Hoffman, 44, is accused of fatally shooting 48-year-old Kelly Phillips at a gas station on Aug. 11, 2014. He became the subject of a month-long manhunt following Phillips’ death.

01/23/2015

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Man Found Killed In South Minneapolis Apartment On New Year’s

A 49-year-old man was killed in his South Minneapolis home on New Year’s Day.

01/15/2015

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Daughter Pleads Guilty Of Helping Dad Dispose Of GF’s Body

A Minneapolis woman pleaded guilty Monday to helping her father dispose of the body of the woman he murdered.

01/12/2015

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Jury Selection Begins In Brian Fitch Trial

Jury selection began Monday in the trial of a man accused of killing a Mendota Heights Police officer last summer. Brian Fitch Sr., 39, is charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of Officer Scott Patrick, who was killed during a routine traffic stop in July.

01/12/2015

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Day Care Worker Dies Following Roseville Park Assault

A 28-year-old day care worker who was assaulted last month has died of his injuries, according to the Roseville Police Department. On Dec. 22, Ismail Jama was believed to have gone into Autumn Grove Park alone, where he was attacked by the tennis courts.

01/09/2015

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Suspect In Deathly Eastern ND Assault Arrested

The suspect in a deathly assault in eastern North Dakota in November has been arrested on a manslaughter charge. Lt. Joel Vettel with the Fargo Police Department says the male suspect was arrested Wednesday in connection with the Nov. 26 assault that led to the death of 54-year-old Mario Perez.

12/31/2014

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Man Charged In Ex-Girlfriend’s St. Paul Stabbing Death

A 49-year-old man is accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death after the two got into an argument at a St. Paul apartment Sunday night, according to charges filed in Ramsey County Court.

12/31/2014

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Police: Woman, 38, Fatally Stabbed In St. Paul

Police say a 38-year-old woman was stabbed to death late Sunday night, and a 49-year-old man is in custody in connection with the incident.

12/30/2014

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St. Paul Police: Person Of Interest In Custody In Fatal Stabbing

St. Paul Police say a 38-year-old woman died in a stabbing late Sunday night, and they are looking for her ex-boyfriend as a suspect. Police say the incident happened at about 8:38 p.m. on the 300 block of Dale Street N. in St. Paul.

12/29/2014

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Ty Hoffman Trial Set To Begin Next February

The man who is accused of killing his former boyfriend and business partner in an Arden Hills gas station parking lot last summer will stand trial in February. Attorneys failed to reach a plea deal for Lyle “Ty” Hoffman on Monday.

12/15/2014

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