Homicide

Arrest Made in Homicide Investigation of Pregnant Eagan Woman

Police say they could not revive the woman and the unborn child did not survive

Police in a Twin Cities suburb are investigating the death of a pregnant woman. A 23-year-old man has been arrested. Authorities in Eagan say officers were called to a townhome about 3 p.m. Tuesday because the 25-year-old woman was found unresponsive. First responders were unable to revive Senicha Lessman who was 32 weeks pregnant. Police say the unborn child did…

Rapid City Police Investigating Motel Homicide

Police say they found a man in his 30s at the Dakota Rose Inn on Monday.

  Police in Rapid City are investigating a homicide at a motel. Officers were called to the Dakota Rose Inn about 8 p.m. Monday where they found the body of 30-year-old Jeremy Little . Police say a knife was apparently used in the homicide. Nathan Chase, Jr., 25, from Rapid City was arrested and police believe they knew each other….

Lakeville Man Makes Plea in Cass County Homicide Investigation

Timothy Barr says he "accidentally" ran over the victim with his car

  The Lakeville man accused of killing a woman in Cass County in August has pleaded not guilty. Timothy Barr was in Cass County District Court and entered not guilty pleas to manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident involving death. The body of Michele Newell of Vadnais Heights was found in rural Cass County in December. She had…

Arrest Made in Sioux Falls Homicide

Police arrest a Sioux Falls man in the homicide of a transgender woman

Sioux Falls police make an arrest in the homicide of a transgender woman. A 25-year-old Sioux Falls man was taken into custody and was being held as a parole absconder and on narcotics charges. Additional charges are pending. The body of 28-year-old Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow, of Sioux Falls, was discovered Friday night when police responded to a call for…

Dickinson Man Turns Himself in After Fatal Truck vs. Pedestrian Crash

The name of the victim has not yet been released

A 22-year-old man was hit and killed by a pickup on New Year’s Day in Dickinson. Michael Bracamonte, 23, of Dickinson, is in custody for vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of an accident involving death. Police say the victim was struck by the pickup about 2:45 a.m. Sunday, and died at the scene. The suspect fled the scene but…

Police Arrest Suspect Wanted in Fatal Rapid City Stabbing

Police arrested 26-year-old Joseph Rich who is the suspect in the killing of 20-year-old Juan Legarda Jr.

Rapid City police have arrested a suspect in a New Year’s Day homicide. Joseph Rich, 26, of Rapid City, is a suspect in the fatal stabbing of 20-year-old Juan Legarda Jr., of Rapid City, about 2 a.m. Sunday. Officers who responded to the disturbance found three injured people. Legarda was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other two were…

New Details Released in Fargo Christmas Eve Killing

The name of the victim has been revealed in newly released court documents

FARGO, N.D. Timothy Porter, the Fargo man accused of killing a man on Christmas Eve is now charged with murder. He just had his first appearance in court. The court appearance was brief. “Because this is a felony, we’re not going to take any kind of plea from you today. Instead, we’re going to set the case on for your…