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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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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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River Falls Man Accused Of Trying To Kill Girlfriend

A River Falls man is accused of trying to kill his girlfriend by strangling, punching and biting her. Twenty-three-year-old Benjamin Force is being held on $100,000 bail in St. Croix County. He’s charged with six felonies, including attempted first-degree intentional homicide and mayhem.

03/13/2015

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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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Man, 21, Pleads Guilty To Murder In Choking Death Of Teen

A Menahga man plead guilty to murder in the strangulation death of a 19-year-old woman Wednesday, the Hubbard County Attorney’s Office said. Harley David Leritz, 21, was charged with first-and second-degree murder charges in the death of Kiela Knowles.

11/25/2014

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West St. Paul Man Accused of Strangling Girlfriend

A West St. Paul man is in jail tonight facing murder charges. Police say he strangled his girlfriend in their apartment last month.

09/13/2014

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MCF-Oak Park Heights Inmate Pleads Guilty To Murdering Fellow Inmate

An inmate at the Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights plead guilty to murdering a fellow inmate by strangulation in 2013, according to county officials. According to County Attorney Pete Orput, Benjamin Beck, 30, plead guilty to second degree intentional murder in connection to 2013 death of inmate 30-year-old Shane Cooper.

08/14/2014

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Charges: Northern Minn. Man Admits To Strangling 19-Year-Old Woman

A Menahga man faces murder charges after police say he admitted to strangling a 19-year-old woman over the weekend.

02/26/2014

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Inmate Strangled, Killed Inside Oak Park Heights Prison

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is investigating the death of a 30-year-old inmate at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Oak Park Heights Monday.

12/03/2013

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Charges: Former Viking Jefferson Strangled Girlfriend

A former Minnesota Vikings defensive player is accused of strangling his girlfriend in an early-morning argument that was the result of ignored text messages, according to charges filed Wednesday by the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

11/27/2013

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La Crosse Woman Accused Of Strangling Boyfriend’s Dog

A La Crosse woman could face animal cruelty charges after her boyfriend’s dog was found dead. Police say the 32-year-old woman broke into the man’s apartment early Thursday and strangled the basset hound, Jixer, with a choke collar.

11/15/2013

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Police: Man Who Killed 5 In MN Kills Again Behind Bars

A man who killed his wife, his two children and another person in the early 1980s and killed an inmate in a Minnesota prison in the 1990s has killed behind bars again. Craig Bjork, 53, allegedly strangled his 45-year-old cellmate.

08/21/2013

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Man Arrested For Stabbing, Assaulting Girlfriend In Stearns County

A 39-year-old Paynesville man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly assaulted and stabbed his girlfriend, according to police.

03/18/2013

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Charges: 71-Year-Old Strangles Husband, Hits Him With Hammer

A 71-year-old Burnsville woman is accused of severely beating and terrorizing her husband, including assaulting him with a hammer and strangling him with a telephone cord.

02/21/2013

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Jury Convicts New Hope Man In Domestic Murder

On Tuesday morning a jury convicted Douglas Carl Manney in the killing of his girlfriend, Kristeen Sandeen, in their New Hope apartment last year.

11/06/2012

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Authorities Hope DNA Evidence Will Crack 1987 Case

The Anoka County sheriff’s department is hoping new DNA evidence will help crack a cold case that’s nearly 25 years old.

07/24/2012

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County Commissioner Enters Plea In Assault Case

A 42-year-old man who is currently serving as a Washington County Commissioner entered an alford plea in Ramsey County Court Wednesday in connection with a domestic assault case going back to May of 2011.

01/25/2012

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Charges: Man Assaulted Ex-Girlfriend With Kids At Apt.

A 26-year-old St. Paul man is accused of assaulting and threatening to kill his ex-girlfriend and her kids while her children were home, according to charges filed Friday in Ramsey County Court.

01/13/2012

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Lawyer Accused Of Beating Son Facing Felonies

A St. Paul attorney is accused of choking and punching his 7-year-old son at least 30 times.

06/22/2011

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Police: New Hope Man Charged For Strangling His Girlfriend

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office charged a New Hope man Thursday for allegedly strangling his girlfriend of eight years.

06/10/2011

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Charges: Man Choked Woman, Knocked Her Teeth Out

A 27-year-old man has been charged after police say he knocked his girlfriend’s teeth out, strangled her and assaulted her, while her 1-year-old child was in the home.

05/09/2011

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Minn. Man Cleared Of 1992 Conn. Slaying

A former Connecticut man charged last year with the 1992 strangulation of a Bethel man found dead in his home has been acquitted.

01/05/2011