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Murder charges dropped in beating death of man in Hawley

Christopher GreywaterMOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Clay County prosecutors have dismissed 2nd degree murder charges against Christopher Greywater, the man charged in the death of Lucas Lacroix Smith. After Greywater’s trial ended with a hung jury, prosecutors requested additional evidence to be tested by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to clarify issues that were raised during the trial. Clay County…

Seventh Judicial District Judge Candidates List Does Not Include Brian Melton

Clay County Attorney Exluded From Candidate List By Commission On Judicial Selection

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Clay County Attorney Brian Melton is not in the running to serve as a Seventh Judicial District judge in Minnesota. Melton’s name was not included in the list of six candidates sent to Governor Dayton by the Commission on Judicial Selection. They include Michelle Clark, Douglas Clark, Amber Gustafson, Tammy Merkins, Kevin Miller and Jade Rosenfeldt….

Charges Expected in Fatal Moorhead Shooting Thursday Night

Jacob Glover Was Allegedly Shot and Killed by Neil Johnson

Jacob Glover & fiance | Neil Johnson Formal charges are expected this week against the man accused of shooting and killing a male acquaintance at his home in Moorhead. 25-year-old Neil Johnson is being held in the Clay County Jail pending a Long Form Complaint through the Clay County Attorney’s Office. Charges could include First Degree Manslaughter. Authorities say Johnson…