The Willmar teenager who pleaded guilty to killing his friend’s grandmother has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Brok Junkermeier, 19, admitted to choking and then stabbing Lila Warwick at her home on July 29, 2013. He had hatched a plan with her grandson to steal her money. He described his actions in court last week. He said after he forced her to write a check to him, he strangled her for 20 minutes. After that, he got a dagger and started stabbing her because, as he confessed, “I didn’t think she was dead.”
The Willmar teenager who killed his friend’s grandma explained exactly how he did in a disturbing confession.
A 19-year-old man has pleaded guilty in a 79-year-old Willmar woman’s stabbing death, according to the Kandiyohi County Court. On Wednesday, Brok Junkermeier specifically pleaded guilty to first-degree premeditated murder in connection to the late July 2013 incident.
A 24-year-old man has been convicted for killing a 17-year-old seven years ago in Minneapolis. Minnesota Public Radio News reports Tarius Gresham admitted this month to killing 17-year-old Sterling Horton in 2006 near North High School in Minneapolis.
A 16-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to being the “lookout” in a 79-year-old Willmar woman’s stabbing death, according to the Kandiyohi County Court.
Authorities continue to search for a man they believe has information about a fatal shooting in Granite Falls, Minn. and they’re asking for the public’s help to find him.
An environmental group said Wednesday that many home gardeners may be unknowingly hurting the bee population, as the insects’ numbers continue to decline. Bees pollinate many fruits and vegetables, including apples, strawberries, blueberries and cucumbers. The Pesticide Action Network along with a well-known University of Minnesota bee researcher said a study found that garden supply stores including Home Depot and Lowe’s are selling plants that are treated with pesticides that kill bees.
A 71-year-old Savage, Minn. man faces numerous charges after allegedly using a sledgehammer to try and kill his dog last week.
A St. Louis man has been found guilty of killing three people at a Minnesota home last year. Eddie Mosley was convicted on nine criminal counts in connection with the April 9, 2012 deaths of DeLois Brown and Brown’s elderly parents.
Closing arguments are expected to begin Thursday in the trial of a St. Louis man accused of killing three people at a Minnesota home last year.
A witness in the trial of a St. Louis man charged with killing three people at a Minnesota home says he seemed “desperate” to silence a teenager who had accused him of molesting her.
A man who died after being shot in the head in north Minneapolis Tuesday afternoon has been identified.
Minneapolis Police say a man has died after a shooting in north Minneapolis Tuesday afternoon.
A Wisconsin father accused of killing his three young daughters has pleaded guilty to three charges of first-degree intentional homicide, but is maintaining his insanity claim.
The River Falls, Wis. man, accused of killing his three daughters last July, was expected to change his plea to guilty in a Wisconsin court on Wednesday. Instead, no plea was made.