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Woman who covered up Moorhead murder sentenced to time served

Andrea PayneMOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) – A judge has sentenced a Moorhead woman to time already served after her guilty plea to helping cover up a murder. Twenty-seven-year-old Andrea Payne admitted to knowing that her roommate, Dystynee Avery, had been killed.  Payne was sentenced to 378 days already spent in jail. Payne, Avery and 28-year-old Ethan Broad were sharing a south…

Suspects Allegedly Obstructed Avery Murder Investigation

If convicted, Erno and Payne could be sentenced to 20 years in prison

1/3 Ethan Broad Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Andrea Payne Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn.–Court documents are describing the alleged roles of two people who are accused of being accomplices in the murder of Dystynee Avery in Moorhead. Twenty-six-year-old Andrea Payne and 22-year-old David Erno are each charged with aiding an offender after the…

Search For Murder Evidence at Clay County Landfill

MOORHEAD, MN – Law enforcement officers are searching the Clay County landfill near Hawley, Minn. in connection with the death investigation of Dystynee Avery. The 19-year-old Avery was last seen on April 3. Twenty-seven-year-old Ethan Broad has been charged with second-degree murder without intent while committing a felony. According to court documents, Broad told investigators that he killed Avery in…

Moorhead man charged with killing, dismembering missing woman

Friends and family last heard from Dystynee Avery on April 3rd, according to court documents

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Police say a Moorhead man admits to murdering and dismembering a woman who had been missing for weeks. 27-year-old Ethan Broad is charged with second degree murder. According to court documents, Broad says he cut up 19-year-old Dystynee Avery’s body and placed the pieces in dumpsters near his apartment. The complaint says Avery was last heard from…

Complaint Says Moorhead Man Dismembered Murder Victim, Placed Body Parts in Dumpster

If convicted, Broad could face up to 40 years in prison.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Charges have been filed against a Moorhead man in connection with the death of a woman who had been missing since April 3. Twenty-seven-year-old Ethan Broad is charged with second-degree murder without intent while committing a felony. According to court documents, Broad told Moorhead police that he killed 19-year-old Dystynee Avery in self-defense before he dismembered the victim by…