DANNY HEINRICH

Molestation Victim Of Danny Heinrich Awarded Over $17 Million

In 2016, Heinrich admitted to sexually assaulting Jared Scheierl and to abducting, molesting and killing Jacob Wetterling

Jared ScheierlSTEARNS COUNTY, MN — A Minnesota man who was molested decades ago by the man who killed Jacob Wetterling has been awarded over $17 million. Jared Scheierl was 12 when he was molested by Danny Heinrich in 1989 in Cold Spring. In 2016, Heinrich admitted to sexually assaulting Scheierl and to abducting, molesting and killing Jacob as part of a…

Sheriff: FBI interview of Heinrich ‘fatal flaw’ in Wetterling investigation

STEARNS COUNTY, Minn. (KMSP) – Authorities released the Jacob Wetterling case file to the public Thursday—more than 41,000 pages detailing the nearly 30-year investigation into Jacob’s disappearance in 1989. Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmundson detailed the investigation with a power point presentation to reporters Thursday, ahead of the case file release. At the press conference, he called the FBI’s interview of…

Jacob Wetterling investigation files will be released to public Sep. 20th

SAINT CLOUD, Minn. (KMSP) – The closed investigative file in the Jacob Wetterling case will be released to the public next Thursday, Sepember 20th. “The closed investigative file regarding the Jacob Wetterling abduction will be released to the public on Thursday, September 20th, 2018 at 10:06 a.m. at the Stearns County Law Enforcement Center-Emergency Operations Center (EOC),” the sheriff’s office said…

Patty Wetterling Breaks Her Silence; Says She’s Still Learning Her “New Role”

Wetterling is speaking to the media for the first time since Danny Heinrich, the man responsible for kidnapping and murdering her son Jacob, was sentenced. Our Sister Station, KDLT, Interviewed Her For Our Story

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Patty Wetterling is in Sioux Falls, preparing to talk with health officials on how to promote child safety and prevent infant abductions. Wetterling is speaking to the media for the first time since Danny Heinrich, the man responsible for kidnapping and murdering her son Jacob, was sentenced. It took 27 years to solve the mystery. After…