Murder

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Former Deputy Committed In Slaying Of Wife, Sister-In-Law

A judge has committed a former Dane County sheriff’s deputy with Lou Gehrig’s disease to a mental health institution after a jury earlier found he was not legally responsible for killing his wife and sister-in-law.

05/22/2015

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St. Paul Man Jailed After Wife Dies From Fall

A husband is reportedly jailed in his wife’s suspicious death a little more than a week ago. Ramsey County Jail records show that Yang Thao, 47 of St. Paul, was arrested Monday night on suspicion of murder.

05/20/2015

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Man Pleads Guilty To Murder In Dumpster Fire Case

A Brooklyn Center man pleaded guilty on Monday to shooting another Brooklyn Center man in the head, stuffing his body into a mattress and lighting it on fire near a dumpster on the city’s south side.

05/18/2015

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Strong Law Enforcement Presence Expected At Officer Besser’s Funeral

Minnesota’s Law Enforcement Memorial Association will have a major presence at Sunday’s funeral for Officer Todd Besser. Besser was a long-time member of the Elk River Police Department, and was off-duty when he and his son, Blake, were slain a week ago.

05/16/2015

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2 Men Charged With Murder In Rural Carver County Man’s Death

Reinol Vergara, 35, was charged with two counts of second-degree murder and Edson Benitez, 29, was charged with two counts of aiding and abetting second-degree murder in the death of Earl Olander at his Carver County home on April 9 or April 10.

05/13/2015

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Son Of Slain Elk River Police Officer Charged With Murder

The 21-year-old son of an Elk River police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting deaths of his father and older brother.

05/12/2015

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Family Creates Foundation For Slain Sartell Student

The family of a murdered college student is keeping his memory alive as the investigation into finding his killer takes a new turn. It’s been eight months since police found Tom Bearson’s body in Moorhead.

05/08/2015

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Man Gets 27 Years In Prison For Strangling Mom’s Boyfriend

A 26-year-old Babbitt, Minnesota man has been sentenced to more than 27 years in prison for strangling his mother’s boyfriend to death.

05/07/2015

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Teen Charged With Shooting, Killing Girlfriend

A Minnesota teenager is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend. Police arrested 17-year-old Ahmed Abdi last week in Kansas City, Missouri. They believe Abdi fatally shot 21-year-old Ayan Abdulahi at a residence on the 2400 block of Portland Avenue on the afternoon of April 11.

05/01/2015

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Man Charged In Deadly Finlayson House Fire

A 49-year-old man is charged with murder, arson and assault in connection with a deadly March fire in Finlayson. The Pine County Sheriff’s office says Robert Sam Raisch Jr. will face charges for second-degree murder, first-degree arson and first-degree assault.

04/28/2015

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Funeral For Barway Collins Set For Saturday

The funeral for 10-year-old Barway Collins, whose body was found in the Mississippi River nearly a month after he was reported missing, has been set for Saturday.

04/27/2015

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Teen Arrested Out Of State In Minneapolis Murder Case

Minneapolis Police credit tips from the public with helping them find a teenager suspected of killing a woman. Police believe 17-year-old Ahmed Abdi fatally shot 21-year-old Ayan Abdulahi at a residence on the 2400 block of Portland Avenue on the afternoon of April 11.

04/25/2015

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Trial Delayed For Ex-Officer Accused In Suitcase Deaths

The trial for a former police officer accused of killing a woman whose body was found in a suitcase along a rural Wisconsin highway has been delayed until November.

04/24/2015

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After Toddler’s Homicide, Mom Charged With Endangerment

The mother of an 18-month-old girl that died of homicidal violence earlier this year now faces child endangerment charges for letting the girl stay with her boyfriend, whose sons reportedly told her their father was hitting the child.

04/21/2015

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Man, 24, Arrested & Charged In Oak Park Heights Homicide

Murder charges have been filed against a Stillwater man in the death of a vulnerable adult, who was found dead in his Oak Park Heights condominium, according to the Washington County Attorney’s Office.

04/17/2015

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Missing Vulnerable Adult Case Becomes A Homicide Investigation

Police in Oak Park Heights say they’re working hard to track down the person who killed a beloved vulnerable adult.

04/16/2015

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Pierre Collins’ Cell Phone Records Linked To Son’s Body

The Crystal father accused of killing his 10-year-old son Barway Collins will make his first appearance in court this afternoon.

04/15/2015

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Good Question: What’s The Difference Between First, Second and Third Degree Murder?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office could file charges as early as Tuesday against Pierre Collins in the death of his 10-year-old son, Barway. On Monday, the Crystal Police Department announced they’d arrested […]

04/13/2015

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Family Of Man Committed For Killing Parents Objects To His Release

A Minnesota man who killed his parents 16 years ago is expected to be released from a state hospital soon. Richard Happ has been a resident at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter since he was 30 years old.

04/10/2015

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Savage Husband, Wife Dead In Murder-Suicide

Two Savage residents’ deaths on March 30 were a murder-suicide.

Esther Nyambura, 39, was killed by a gunshot to the head, and Rodney Terrell Dobie, 41, shot himself in the head, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner announced Tuesday.

04/07/2015

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Babbitt Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Mom’s Boyfriend

A Babbitt man pleaded guilty Wednesday to strangling his mother’s boyfriend to death. Shawn Russel Doherty, 26, was charged with intentional second-degree murder, and was sentenced to 27 years in prison in a plea deal with the St. Louis County Attorney’s office.

04/01/2015

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Appeals Court Upholds Jeffery Trevino’s Murder Conviction

The Minnesota Court of Appeals is upholding the conviction of Jeffery Trevino, who was found guilty of murdering his wife. In January, Trevino’s attorney went in front of a three-judge panel at the appeals court to ask for a reduction in Trevino’s 27-year sentence.

03/30/2015

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Man Convicted Of Officer Patrick’s Murder Wants Money Seized In Arrest

The man convicted of killing a Mendota Heights police officer last summer wants his money back. Attorneys for Brian Fitch Sr. have filed a motion in Dakota County. They’re seeking the return of nearly $3,000 in cash that was taken from him at the time of his arrest.

03/24/2015

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Police: 3 Arrested In Onamia Homicide

Three people have been arrested in a March 2 slaying of a St. Cloud man in Onamia, according to the Mille Lacs Tribal Police Department.

03/23/2015

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Teen Charged In Murder Of Man At Minneapolis Bus Stop

Police have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the shooting death of a man who had just stepped off a city bus in northeast Minneapolis last September. Montrell Maurice Webster was arrested after a traffic stop, where officers found a gun in his possession.

03/20/2015

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