Homicide

Three people dead, suspect in custody in Milbank, S.D.

Brent HansonMILBANK, S.D. (KVRR/KWAT) – A man is in custody in the apparent murders of three people, including an unborn child, in Milbank, S.D. The South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation says Milbank police were dispatched to a residence Wednesday to conduct a welfare check.  When they got there, they found two dead people, one of which was a pregnant woman….

Fargo woman sentenced to 7 years for killing boyfriend

FARGO, N.D. – A Fargo woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for fatally stabbing her boyfriend. Thirty-four-year-old Terin Stately had previously pleaded guilty to manslaughter in an agreement with prosecutors after she was initially charged with murder. Stately told the judge in Cass County District Court that she did not intend to kill 27-year-old Keanen Poitra at…

UPDATE: Moorhead shooting suspect arrested in Rochester

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – A Rochester, Minn. man has been arrested for second degree murder in the September 10 shooting death of Abdi Abdi. Moorhead Police say Rochester Police Officers, Olmstead Sheriff’s deputies and Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents took Idris Haji-Mohamed into custody without incident in his hometown. Haji-Mohamed is awaiting extradition to Clay County. Abdi’s preliminary autopsy…

Man killed in Long Prairie shooting was from Perham

LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (KVRR/KDLM) – Authorities in Todd County have identified a man who died after he was shot early Sunday. Thirty-three-year-old Antonio Francis Rodriguez Fortes of Perham died early Sunday morning due to multiple gunshot wounds. Two other people were shot and remain hospitalized, their names have not been released. Deputies arrived shortly after 3:30 a.m. Sunday when they…

Friday Night Death in Moorhead Investigated as a Homicide

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) – Moorhead police say the are investigating shooting death as a homicide. Police said they responded to calls of gunshots about 8 p.m. Friday on the south side of the city. When officers arrived, a bystander was treating an adult victim. Emergency responders conducted medical care but resuscitation attempts were unsuccessful. No arrests have been made in…

Fargo man charged with killing inmate in Wisconsin jail

George TelfordWEST BEND, Wis. (KVRR/KFGO) – A Fargo man who is an inmate in a southeastern Wisconsin county jail, has been charged with killing another inmate in what the sheriff calls a “vicious, unprovoked attack.” A judge set bond at $750,0000 cash for 31-year-old George Telford of Fargo. Telford is charged with first-degree intentional homicide and battery to a prisoner….

Homicide victim, deceased suspect identified in Minot

MINOT, N.D. – Minot police have identified the victim of a homicide and a suspect found dead at the scene of the crime. Officers were called to a southwest side residence Sunday about 7 a.m. on a report of a shooting. They found the body of 50-year-old  Carrie Welnel. Police identified a suspect and began a search. Twenty-three-year-old Caleb Heyward-Treib…

Minot Police investigating homicide on city’s southside

MINOT, ND — Police in Minot are investigating a homicide on the city’s southwest side. Police said in a news release that officers were called to an address around 7 a.m. Sunday to investigate a shooting. They found a 53-year-old woman dead. A search revealed a 23-year-old suspect dead a short distance away. Both the woman and the suspect were…

Moorhead man charged in woman’s death extradited to South Dakota

Gage StevensonWATERTOWN, S.D. (KVRR) – A Moorhead man charged in a 2019 crash that killed a Watertown, S.D. woman has been extradited to South Dakota. Eighteen-year-old Gage Stevenson was transported Thursday to the Codington County Jail in Watertown.  His first court appearance is scheduled Friday. Stevenson was arrested Tuesday in Moorhead after police were notified that an arrest warrant had…

Moorhead man arrested for 2019 homicide in South Dakota

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – A Moorhead man is in the Clay County jail in connection with a 2019 homicide in Watertown, S.D. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says 18 year-old Gage Stevenson is being held on a First Degree Murder charge. Stevenson was taken into custody Tuesday by Moorhead Police. …