Death

Hopkins Man Gets Life For Selling Fentanyl Online Linked to 11 Overdoses

MINNEAPOLIS (AP/KVRR) — A Hopkins, Minnesota man was sentenced to life in prison for selling fentanyl online that led to 11 fatal overdoses. A federal jury in March convicted 32-year-old Aaron Broussard of 17 counts including distribution of fentanyl resulting in death. Federal prosecutors said at trial that Broussard’s customers thought they were buying a stimulant similar to Adderall. On…

Man’s Body Found In Downtown Fargo Sunday Morning

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Police in Fargo are investigating the death of a man whose body was found downtown just before 9 Sunday morning. First responders were sent to a medical assist call in the 50 block of north Broadway when they found the man’s body by a structure. Police are awaiting autopsy results. They are also looking for anyone…

North Dakota Man Found Dead In Swift County, MN Jail Cell

SWIFT CO., Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) — The death of a man from Bismarck is under investigation at the Swift County jail in Benson, Minnesota. The sheriff’s office says 45-year-old William Delmore was arrested Monday by Benson police for driving while impaired. Delmore died in his cell Tuesday morning. An autopsy was done but the results are still pending. Minnesota BCA is…

Woman pleads not guilty to neglecting baby who died

BISMARCK, N.D. – A Bismarck woman has pleaded not guilty to neglecting her newborn daughter who was found dead when police were called to her home. The felony child neglect charge against 26-year-old Cassandra Black Elk could send her to prison for five years if she is convicted. A South Central District judge scheduled a trial to begin Aug. 2….

ND Attorney General Stenehjem died of heart attack

ND Attorney General Stenehjem died of heart attack

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The wife of North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says he died of a heart attack and associated effects last week. The 68-year-old Republican was found unresponsive in his Bismarck home and died several hours later. Beth Stenehjem thanked responding police officers, firefighters, paramedics, emergency room personnel and doctors at Sanford Health. Categories: Local News, North…

Meatloaf, Bat out of Hell singer, has died at age 74

A family statement provided by his longtime agent says the singer born Marvin Lee Aday died Thursday night.

NEW YORK (AP) – Meat Loaf, the rock superstar loved by millions for his “Bat Out of Hell” album and for such theatrical, dark-hearted anthems as “Paradise By the Dashboard Light” and “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad,” has died at age 74. A family statement provided by his longtime agent says the singer born Marvin Lee Aday died Thursday…

Overdose leads to woman’s death, one arrest in northwest Minnesota

James MorinTHIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. (KVRR/KFGO) – Pennington County authorities have arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal drug overdose. The overdose occurred at a residence in St. Hilaire, seven miles south of Thief River Falls, and resulted in the death of a 20-year-old woman. Deputies responded to the call about 10:30 pm Thursday. Overnight, law enforcement served a…

Man who was missing for days found dead inside air duct

DENT, Minn. (KVRR) – A 40-year-old rural Dent, Minnesota man was found dead in the air duct of his house. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a family member Monday morning after they went to check on the man. The family says they hadn’t heard from him in several days. The sheriff’s office says the death appears…

Inmate who died in jail cell identified

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) – An Otter Tail County jail inmate who was found unresponsive in her cell in Fergus Falls has been identified. Twenty-eight-year-old Lavuya Jade Baker of Wadena was found during a routine check early Wednesday morning. Jail staff, law enforcement and EMS attempted life saving measures.  Baker was the only person in the cell. Results of an autopsy…