Fargo Murder Suspect Found in Lindenwood Park

UPDATE – Christopher Riley was arrested Thursday at Lindenwood Park in Fargo without incident.

Police say he was found in the gray Dodge pickup taken from the crime scene.


UPDATE: ARRESTED – Sept 27, 2018 Christopher B. Riley was located and arrested tonight in Lindenwood Park by Fargo Police Officers. He was taken into custody without incident. He was found in the gray Dodge truck taken from the crime scene.

Fargo Police Looking for Homicide Suspect

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as the suspect’s father, Kevin Paul Riley Sr., 60 years of age, who resided at 2302 17 St. S. This incident is still under investigation and Christopher B. Riley’s whereabouts are still unknown.

FARGO, N.D. (Sept. 21, 2018) – On Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:23 a.m., Fargo Police and Fire personnel responded to an apartment located within 2302 17 St. S. for medical assist. The caller had told dispatchers an adult male had shot himself, but the caller was not on scene. Fargo Fire personnel arrived on scene and advised Fargo Police responding units there was a deceased person within the residence.

Fargo Police officers and detectives began investigating the incident, and determined the victim had died as a result of a gunshot wound. A firearm was recovered from the scene. Fargo Police detectives have identified Christopher B. Riley as the suspect in the homicide. Riley is described as a white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing about 185 lbs., with brown hair and hazel eyes. Riley is believed to be driving a 2003, gray, Dodge Ram pickup having a gray topper, with MN plates 400NTE.

It is unknown if Christopher B. Riley is still in the Fargo-Moorhead area. If Christopher B. Riley is seen or if his vehicle is located, please do not approach as he may be armed. Rather immediately, contact 911 to alert local law enforcement. This incident is still under investigation.

Christopher B. Riley’s photograph and actual vehicle photograph are attached in this post


FARGO, N.D. — Cass County State’s Attorney Birch Burdick has charged 34-year-old Christopher Riley with the murder of his father, Kevin Riley, Sr.

Riley is still on the run.

According to Burdick, 60-year old Kevin Riley Senior was killed sometime between September 19 and 21 at a home in south Fargo.

Police were called there Friday morning.

Christopher Riley is believed to be driving a 2003 gray, Dodge Ram pickup with Minnesota plates 400 N-T-E.

He may be armed so police say do not approach him.

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