MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The man who killed Jacob Wetterling is now in Brooklyn, New York.
According to records, Danny Heinrich is now being held at the Metropolitan Detention Center in the borough.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: MDH Reports 11,193 New Cases, 42 More Deaths
Sources told WCCO that he was transferred there from Oklahoma.READ MORE: Taxpayers Can Now Start Filing For 2021 Income Tax Returns
Heinrich was sentenced to 20 years in prison last November on child porn charges. A plea deal had been reached two months prior that saw Henrich informing authorities of the whereabouts of Wetterling’s body.
The boy had been kidnapped in 1989, and his disappearance remained unsolved for nearly three decades.MORE NEWS: Woman Killed In St. Paul Identified As 31-Year-Old Latifa Brown
It’s likely that this recent move means Heinrich will eventually be moved to a prison somewhere in the northeast U.S., sources said.