Two 12-year-old southeastern Wisconsin girls charged with trying to stab their friend to death to please a mythological creature had struggled to decide who should do the deed.
Police say two 12-year-old girls lured a friend into some woods in southeastern Wisconsin where one of them held her down as the other stabbed her 19 times.
A man has been charged with allegedly stabbing a St. Paul woman Saturday evening, killing her. Willie James Chestnut, 54, has been charged with two counts of murder in the second degree. According to the criminal complaint, police responded to a call about a stabbing around 5:30 p.m. May 10 in the 1400 block of Minnehaha Avenue East.
One person is in custody after a stabbing in downtown Minneapolis early Tuesday morning left one person injured, according to police. Minneapolis Police were called to the Loring Towers Apartments at 15 East Grant Street at about 1 a.m. on a report of a stabbing.
Two women were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after being stabbed during an attempted robbery in northeast Minneapolis early Monday morning, according to police. Authorities said the incident happened at about 12:20 a.m. near the intersection of University Avenue NE and Hennepin Avenue NE.
A 71-year-old man is hospitalized after being stabbed Thursday night by a Redby, Minn. man he had just let use his phone, leading to an eight-hour manhunt in Beltrami County. Sheriff Phil Hodapp says 23-year-old Orland James Spears showed up at the front door of Mert Scripture’s home in Grant Township just before 9:30 p.m. and asked to use his phone.
Three teenagers are charged in a string of robberies that resulted in one man being hospitalized for stab wounds to the neck. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced the charges Tuesday morning.
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.”
A 29-year-old man was taken into custody Wednesday morning in connection with the stabbing of another man and the alleged assault of a 2-year-old child, police said. The Jordan Police Department was called to a stabbing at about 11 p.m. Monday on the 100 block of West Third Street.
One man pleaded guilty Friday and three other people were charged in connection with the stabbing death of a man in a Fargo parking lot last month. Wade Garrett, 19, pleaded guilty in East Central District Court to felony murder in the March 14 death of 26-year-old Rolandas House, whose body was discovered near a grocery store on the city’s south side. Police say Garrett stabbed House multiple times.
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 42-year-old Two Harbors man pleaded guilty to stabbing and killing a Duluth man inside his Central Hillside apartment, according to the St. Louis County Courthouse.
A 27-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in connection with a fatal stabbing last August, according to the Hennepin County Attorney.
A suspect is in police custody after a man was fatally stabbed early Saturday morning in southeast Minneapolis. Police were called to the 1100 block of 13th Avenue Southeast at 12:45 a.m., where they found a man with apparent stab wounds. The suspect, an adult male, was still in the residence and was immediately arrested by police. The knife was recovered at the scene.
A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to whoever stabbed a male pit bull in northern Minnesota. The Humane Society of the United States announced the reward.