Homicide

Man’s Death in Grand Forks Ruled A Homicide

Kindi JallohGRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — A homicide investigation is underway in Grand Forks. Police say 67-year-old Douglas Elgert suffered injuries leading investigators to determine his death was a homicide. 39-year-old Kindi Jalloh has been charged with tampering with evidence in the incident. No one has been arrested for the homicide. Police found Elgert dead Tuesday afternoon after getting a…

Police investigating homicide in Minot

MINOT, N.D. – Police say they’re investigating a homicide that happened in Minot early Friday. Officers responded to an address on the city’s northwest side shortly before 1 a.m. on a report of an unresponsive, bleeding man on the ground in front of a residence. Police found a 22-year-old man with an apparent gunshot wound. He was dead at the…

Bismarck Police investigating homicide

Officers responded to the area of Hawken and Stevens Streets for a report of shots fired shortly before 9am.

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFGO/KVRR) – The Bismarck Police Department is investigating a homicide that left a 22-year-old man dead early this morning. Officers responded to the area of Hawken and Stevens Streets for a report of shots fired shortly before 9am. They arrived to find a man dead from a gunshot wound. Residents in the area reported hearing screams and gunshots….

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…